Willamette Wake Up 01/23/2018 — Making a Real Difference for Families in the Santiam Canyon

Michael Livingston talks with Susy Saray, an interpreter and community liaison for the North Santiam School District, who not only keeps non-English speaking parents connected with their children’s schools, but, notwithstanding the area’s limited resources, also finds help for those in need.

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Willamette Wake Up 01/23/2018 — Salem PD’s Mobile Crisis Response Team

Sgt Jason Van Meter talks about the Salem Police Department’s Mobile Crisis Response Team — a program in which specially-trained police officers and mental health professionals respond together to crisis calls in the community.

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Willamette Wake Up 01/23/2018 — Salem City Council

Michael Livingston reports on last night’s meeting of the Salem City Council, which included Council’s initial discussion of the Corps of Engineers’ plans for construction projects at Detroit Dam to improve native fish spawning and the effects of the projects on Salem’s North Santiam River water supply.

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Willamette Wake Up 1/17/2018 — Let’s Talk About Race: WU Hosts Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium Jan. 18-20

The program discusses the upcoming Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium at Willamette University, January 18-20, which is open to the public. Presenter and WU student Melissa Legaria Cisneros previews the event.

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