Tag Archives: Jason Renaud

10 years after James Chasse’s death, outrage and melancholy linger in Portland

KATU News, Sept. 16, 2016 It’s been nearly 10 years since James Chasse, a man with paranoid schizophrenia, died in police custody after Portland officers beat him. An advocate for the mentally ill says despite many reforms, justice is still … Continue reading

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Emergency Rooms Become the Place of Last Resort for the Mentally Ill

From The Lund Report, May 27, 2016 Once the Unity Center opens later this year, people in crisis will have a calmer, more patient-focused option for care – possibly starting with a ride in an ambulance rather than a police … Continue reading

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On mental illness and homelessness – a Portland context

Jenn Chavez of Five Quadrants of Portland and XRAY.FM interviews Jason Renaud of the Mental Health Association of Portland, discussing issues and politics facing Portlanders with mental illness.  Jason Renaud co-organized and co-moderated a recent Mayoral Forum on Social Justice, … Continue reading

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Candidates for mayor, activists, to speak out March 10 at Social Justice Forum

The Skanner, Feb. 25, 2016 Join activists and candidates for mayor of Portland at 6:30 p.m. March 10 for a public conversation about the social justice issues in Portland. Jules Bailey – candidate for mayor  Israel Bayer – Street Roots … Continue reading

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