OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2017
A new report offers a grim look at Oregon's child welfare system. A former Portland commissioner offers a vision for how to fix city hall. A church in Klamath Falls gets an organ it has been waiting for for nearly 100 years.
OPB | Broadcast: July 7, 2016
A group of young Klamath Falls residents want to make their community more attractive to their generation. Then we discuss the challenges that face women firefighters. Last, we'll take up the shortages in Oregon's foster care system.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 28, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2013
We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2013
In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 17, 2012
We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2012
A state audit prepared by Secretary of State Kate Brown's office recommends improvements to the child welfare system in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2011
What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 8, 2011
The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.
OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2011
Why do generations of the same family show up repeatedly in the family court system?
OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2011
We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 4, 2010
How does adoption impact the lives of children, adoptive families and birth parents?
OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2010
What are some solutions for families and children who find themselves in crisis?