Tagged: Family

Addressing Growing Poverty In Multnomah County

OPB | June 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

What It's Like When Your Spouse Is A War Reporter

OPB | June 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

How People Face The Challenges Of Caregiving

OPB | May 14, 2014 12:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.

New Documentary Highlights The Carter Family's History and Influence

OPB | May 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

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.

Oregon Struggling To Help Welfare Recipients Find Work

OPB | April 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB | March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

Poet Nikki Giovanni On "Chasing Utopia"

OPB | Feb. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.

Oregon's Abortion Rate Dropping

OPB | Feb. 04, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: A national study shows falling rates of abortion across the country. Oregon's rate has also dropped significantly.

For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

OPB | Nov. 08, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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.

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