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Single Working Mother Says The American Dream Is For The Community

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2016

Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.

Portland High School Students Aspire To Achieve And Redefine The 'American Dream'

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2016

Three dozen high schoolers gathered for a town hall convened by "Think Out Loud" and the CENTER in North Portland to talk about how they define the American Dream today and their hopes for the future.

Naturalized Citizen From India Questions The Brand Promise Of America

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2016

Anand Tawker, a former director of emerging markets in India for Hewlett Packard, says he hopes the "American Dream" can become more substantive and meaningful for more Americans. 

Dante James On The City Of Portland's Equity Priorities

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2015

We talk to the director of Portland's Office of Equity and Human Rights about what he's accomplished in the last four years and his hopes for the future.

Black Male Achievement Conference Convenes In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2015

Representatives from six U.S. cities are in Portland for a conference focused on opportunities for African-American men and boys.

Boundary Changes Coming To Portland Schools

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2015

Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.