March 22, 2023

From the Public News Service: Food Waste and the Climate Crisis: What to know And what to do.

In 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture stated: “Food loss and waste … exacerbates the climatecrisis with its significant GHG footprint. Production, transportation, and handling of food generatesignificant carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, and when food ends up in landfills, it generates methane,[which is] an even more potent greenhouse gas.”A 2021 U.S. Environmental Protection […]

From the Public News Service: Slam the Scam Day: Tips for Avoiding Fraud. April 25 Scam Jam in Portland

March 9 was National Slam the Day. National Slam the Scam Day raises awareness about thieves’ attempts tosteal money from people. A few tips can keep people from falling victimto fraud. Comments from Carmel Perez Snyder, director for communityoutreach and local advocacy, AARP Oregon. “They just do it in a multitude of ways, either to […]

Workers Unite! Film Festival

Enjoy free on-demand screenings in honor of Black History Month February 24th (6pm ET) through February 28. (11:45pm). Donate at Have a film for our main festival in October? Help:

Warming Shelters opening up throughout the Rogue Valley

As storms roll into Southern Oregon, Ashland, Medford and Grants Pass are opening up shelters. Here’s the information: Ashland: The City Manager declared a severe weather emergency from Tuesday, February 21 through Friday, February 24. Schedule/Recap: Tuesday, February 21, 5 p.m. to Friday, February 24, 9 a.m. (The shelter will be closed during the daytime hours […]

Red cross Blood Drives

As National Blood Donor Month continues this January, the American Red Cross celebrates those who give blood and platelets to help save lives − especially now, as organizers work to ensure a stable blood supply amid the threat of icy winter weather and severe seasonal illness. Donors of all blood types – particularly type O […]