OPB | March 13, 2017
What does the Mohamad Mohamud case tell us about the Trump administration's travel ban? Also, we discuss Tacoma's ICE detention facility, redistricting in Oregon, and two competing family leave bills in the Oregon Legislature.
OPB | Nov. 23, 2015
A conversation with three authors about the families you're born into, and the ones you choose.
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.