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Talking Business | Disability Rights Lawsuit | Soul'd Out 2017

OPB | Broadcast: April 18, 2017

We get business news from the editor of the "Portland Business Journal," then turn to a new lawsuit brought by disability rights advocates. We end the hour with a preview of the Soul'd Out music festival.

SCOTUS Ruling On Special Education | Right 2 Dream Too | Japanese Internment & Resistance

OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2017

We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.

Populism v Nationalism | ABLE Savings Accounts | Death Penalty Series

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 6, 2016

We'll get a definition of a term that we've heard a lot lately: populism. We'll also hear about new savings accounts for people with disabilities. And we begin a series of interviews about the state's death penalty with a District Attorney who says it's his duty to push for a death sentence, even though he personally disagrees with it.

Problems With Uber's Wheelchair Accessibility

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2015

OPB's Amelia Templeton and Joe VanderVeer,  former chairman of Portland’s Commission on Disabilities, tried to get a ride in an Uber vehicle that could take VanderVeer's wheelchair. It took 15 attempts and nine hours.

Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.

Federal Lawsuit Claims Oregon Violates Americans With Disabilities Act

OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice has joined a class action lawsuit filed by disability advocacy groups against the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Chrissy Steltz

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2010

How a disfiguring accident changed the course of a young woman's life.

20 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2010

As the ADA turns 20, what's the lasting legacy of the the law — and where does the future point?