The Human Beat:

A half-hour program hosted by Roger Rocka featuring conversations with community
members that highlight the diversity of our region.

on air: 3rd Mondays from 9:30-10:00am, on KMUN-KTCB; and from 8:30-9:00pm on
KCPB.

listen online: 3rd Mondays from 9:30-10:00am.

listen On Demand: Podcasts of The Human Beat are available On Demand below
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The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests: Ned and Lulu Heavenrich and
Cheryl Copellen discuss a cultural exchange program between Oregon and
Costa Rica.

06/09/2014
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guest: Encore with Detective Keith
Bickford of the Multnomah County Human Trafficking Task Force.  Why
young people can be vulnerable to traffickers and ways law enforcement
officers are battling the problem.

05/12/2014
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  George Sabol, Executive Director
of Clatsop Community Action and Diane Hess, Education and Outreach
Director of the Fair Housing Coucil of Oregon.  Seeking an end to
homelessness, housing help in Clatsop County and efforts to combat
housing discrimination.

03/10/2014
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  OSU's Tara Mestrich: Family
Care Connection - Child Care Resource & Referral. Changes happening in
child care around the Oregon Quality Rating and Improvement System
(OQRIS)

02/10/2014
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  Jade Aguilar:  how gender
shapes our lives.

01/13/2014
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guest: Encore with Detective Keith
Bickford of the Multnomah County Human Trafficking Task Force.  Why
young people can be vulnerable to traffickers and ways law enforcement
officers are battling the problem.

12/09/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  Pat Eterno, Manager of the
Seaside Head Start Center, Shayney Turner, IPV advocate for the
Women's Resource Center and Liz Visser, Center Manager for the Astoria
Head Start Center.  The need for childcare and childcare options on
Oregon's north coast.


11/11/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  David Lum, Ronald Law, Pam
Lum and Emily Seiverson.  The Chinese experience in Astoria, past and
present.

10/14/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests:  Marlene Howell, "Women,
Gender and Suxuality Studies" instructor at Portland State University,
Northwest Workers' Justice Project Attorney Corinna Spencer-Scheurich,
Clatsop Women's Resource Center Economic Stabilization Specialist Susan
Denight and Oregon Commissioner of Labor Brad Avakian.  A panel
discussion on gender wage inequality.

09/09/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  How Shanghaied in Astoria got its start.  
Guests:  Dr. Del Corbett, orginal director, Greg Minor, who originally played
Max Crook, Liam Dunne, composer of much of the orginal music and
Judith Niland, former director of the Astor Street Opry Company.

08/12/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guest:  Detective Keith Bickford of the
Multnomah County Human Trafficking Task Force.  Why young people can
be vulnerable to traffickers and ways law enforcement officers are battling
the problem.

07/08/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guests: Suzie Wilkins and Sharon Beatty
from the Clatsop County Womens Resource Center in Astoria, Clatsop
County Chief Deputy District Attorney Ron Brown and Clinical Therapist
Linda Rockey from Coastal Rehabilitation Services.  Excerpts from their
presentations at a Sexual Assault Awareness Forum sponsorsed by the
Lower Columbia Diversity Project.


06/10/2013
The Human Beat/Roger Rocka.  Guest: Carleton Appelo, founder of
Wahkiakum West Telephone.  Appelo is a local historian and author of
several books of local history.  His collection of artifacts, photographs and
local records formed the nucleus of the
Appelo Archives Center in Naselle,
Washington.
05/13/2013
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