East Of 82nd

East Portland is home to 40 percent of the city's youth. In our series, we explore what's available for them there. Where can they play? How safe is it for them to walk? What food is near home?


East Portland East of 82nd

According to the U.S. Census, East Portland is the fastest growing part of the city. Many of the area’s youngest residents live there. Only a quarter of  the population lives in East Portland, but it’s home to 40 percent of the city’s children.

OPB’s radio series looks at the resources available for kids in East Portland. In our series, we take broader look at this community by highlighting the voices, places, and people who live East of 82nd Avenue. Read through many of the responses that came to us via OPB’s Public Insight Network, or share your own story on our tumblr page.

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About East Of 82nd

East Portland is home to 40 percent of the city's youth. In our series, we explore what's available for them there. Where can they play? How safe is it for them to walk? What food is near home?
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Series Contributors

Amanda Peacher
Public Insight Journalist
Virginia Alvino
Northwest News Network, Salem Intern
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