OPB | July 23, 2015
We listen back to our conversation with author Nikki Giovanni about her most recent collection of poems, essays, and stories, Chasing Utopia.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2015
TUESDAY: A new documentary focuses on a unique parenting program being phased out of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
OPB | Sept. 25, 2014
THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.
OPB | June 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A new report shows poverty in Multnomah County is growing. We'll break down the data and talk about how the county can address the issue.
OPB | June 09, 2014
MONDAY: Nathan Deuel chronicles his experience as a new dad in the Middle East while his wife, Kelly McEvers, was covering the Arab Spring for NPR.
OPB | May 14, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.
OPB | May 02, 2014
FRIDAY: Oregon filmmaker Beth Harrington's documentary about the history of the Carter and Cash families and their effect on music — country, Americana and more — debuts this Saturday in Portland.
OPB | 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.
OPB | March 24, 2014
MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.
OPB | Feb. 21, 2014
FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.
OPB | Feb. 04, 2014
TUESDAY: A national study shows falling rates of abortion across the country. Oregon's rate has also dropped significantly.
OPB | Nov. 08, 2013
FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.
OPB | Oct. 07, 2013
With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.
OPB | March 22, 2013
What responsibilities and privileges go along with being the breadwinner, or staying home?
OPB | Feb. 18, 2013
Portland illustrator and zinester Nicole Georges chronicles her search for information about her father in her graphic memoir, Calling Dr. Laura.
OPB | Jan. 24, 2013
State of the Re:Union host Al Letson is working with sixth and seventh graders this week to help them tell stories about their families.
OPB | July 03, 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?
OPB | June 27, 2012
Living under one roof with your parents might have gotten rough at times, but what happens when you add extended family members into the mix?
OPB | June 25, 2012
"Why Women Still Can't Have It All," Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent article in The Atlantic, adds a new twist to the ongoing discussion about how to balance work and family life.