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The Effect Of War On The Families Of Veterans

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2015

Stacy Bannerman's new book focuses on the devastating impacts of war on the families of veterans.

Blended: Writers On The Stepfamily Experience

OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 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.

Searching For Support For Gay Kids And Their Families

OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk to a Portland mom who looked for support when her 8-year-old daughter came out as gay — and couldn't find it.

Oregon Struggling To Help Welfare Recipients Find Work

OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2014

MONDAY: A new audit by the Oregon Secretary of State's office shows the state has a poor track record when it comes to helping welfare recipients become self-sufficient.

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2013

We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.

Navigating Political Divisions

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 1, 2012

What's the best way to handle the political divisions among friends and family that often surface in an election year?

Third Parties: Working Families Party

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2012

Our series on Oregon's minor parties continues with a look at what makes the Working Families Party unique.

Another Take on Having It All

OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2012

In conversations about women "having it all," the focus is often on moms with high-powered careers. What about women who balance parenting duties with inflexible work schedules?

Military Families

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2011

How are military families handling multiple deployments of their loved ones? What do they need?

Reactions to NY's Same-Sex Marriage Law

OPB | Broadcast: June 29, 2011

New York lawmakers legalized same-sex marriage on June 24. What will it mean for Oregon?

Families Facing Cuts

OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2011

Lawmakers are considering cuts to needy families. We'll explore what they would mean.

Staying in the System

OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2011

Why do generations of the same family show up repeatedly in the family court system?

Life Review

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2011

What is the personal and societal value of older people sharing stories from their past?

Downsizing as a Senior

OPB | Broadcast: May 18, 2010

What is it like to downsize your life as you get older?

Finding Solutions: What Works and Why for Children and Families in Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2010

What are some solutions for families and children who find themselves in crisis?