Interviews with key people on key issues in Washington County, Oregon.
Inside Washington County on Human Rights
Human Rights! in Washington County
We hear a lot about human rights we do have or should have. Just what is a human right? What are the right Americans are entitled to? And how do we protect and enshrine those rights in Washington County?
Our guest this week is Joy Stevens, chair of Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission.
Inside Washington County with Beaverton School District Superintendent
Beaverton School District has gone through the process to select a new Superintendent. Guiding the District next school year is this week’s guest -Gustavo Balderas.
Mr. Balderas was the American School Superintendents Association’s 2020 National Superintendent of the Year. He begins in Beaverton on July 1.
Gustavo brings experience as a teacher, a counselor, assistant principal, principal, district administrator, and assistant superintendent. He has served as Superintendent in both Oregon and California. He comes to Beaverton after serving as Superintendent in Edmond, Washington.
Inside Washington County on Latino Issues (rerun)
We are not too far from the 2022 primary election. Elections- especially local elections can, and most often do, have an impact on our everyday life. In an encore episode from early last month, We’re going to discuss how the issues impact our county’s Latino community. Joining us are Maria Caballero Rubio-executive director for Centro culturale, Hector Hinojosa a well known community activist from Hillsboro, and Olga Acuna-Olga Acuna, President of the Latino Policy Council.
Inside Washington County Race for County Chair
We’re continuing our look at the primary elections - this week focusing on the race for Washington County Chair. Our guests are incumbent Katherine Harrington. Before entering public service, Kathryn enjoyed a 22-year career in the high-tech industry. Moving into politics, she has served on Portland Metro and was elected County Chair in 2018. And we Have Beach Pace. Beach has lived in Washington County with her wife and children since 2012. Committed to a life of service, Beach is the Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Northwest and a Hillsboro City Councilor.
Inside Washington County’s Race for DA
We are still focusing on the May primary election. This week we consider the competition for Washington County District Attorney. The DA race is an important, if not crucial one. The DA sets the tone and policy for the Department. The DA protects & serves the community. Our community. Joining us are the two candidates, incumbent Kevin Barton and Challenger, Brian Decker.
Inside Washington County Metro Council 4
This week, we are into the primary election season. We welcome two challengers for metro council, position number 4- Incumbent Juan Carlos González and challenger James Ball. Let the debates begin!