OPB | Dec. 09, 2015
The city of Portland is the latest employer to add paid parental leave to its list of benefits for city employees.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2015
The Children's Book Bank has launched A Story Like Mine, a campaign that aims to make more culturally diverse children's books available to kids.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2015
Oregon is one of the least affordable states for childcare. We'll learn why that is, how it affects us, and what can be done about it.
OPB | July 14, 2015
We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
OPB | June 30, 2015
Anthony Szabo and Kirk Shepard are asking people to pitch in to help them pay for a surrogate so they can have a baby.
OPB | May 19, 2015
We explore how research into Adverse Childhood Experiences is being used around the country and in Oregon.
OPB | May 18, 2015
A bill in the Oregon Legislature would set up a pilot program like one in Washington that offers an alternative to prison for some offenders who have children.
OPB | May 08, 2015
Portland author Samantha Waltz has collected a series of essays from writers around the country. We talk to her and two of the other Oregon authors.
OPB | April 08, 2015
A group from Lewis & Clark Law School traveled to a new immigrant detention center for women and children in Texas to offer free legal services.
OPB | April 02, 2015
Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams created the "Two Green Leaves" blog together earlier this year to write about climate change.
OPB | March 12, 2015
In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.
OPB | Dec. 12, 2014
THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.
OPB | Dec. 03, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Opponents and proponents of adding fluoride to Portland's water produced a report about alternative ways to improve children's dental health in Multnomah County.
OPB | Nov. 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new survey of 25 thousand Harvard Business School graduates, reveals gaping disparities between men and women's career expectations and outcomes.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2014
TUESDAY: "Lowriders In Space" follows the interstellar adventures of mechanic Lupe Impala and her sidekicks El Chavo Flapjack Octopus and Elirio Malaria.
OPB | 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 | Aug. 28, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll talk about how johns are prosecuted, and how that relates to the overall strategy of combating child sex trafficking.
OPB | Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.
OPB | June 11, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.
OPB | May 01, 2014
THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.