OPB | Dec. 09, 2014
TUESDAY: A new report out by economist Joe Cortright suggests that persistent poverty, rather than gentrification, is the biggest urban challenge.
OPB | Nov. 03, 2014
MONDAY: The latest national federal report on homelessness suggests Oregon's attempts to reduce homelessness have had mixed results.
OPB | Sept. 19, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: Nearly one third of Oregon families don't earn a livable wage. We'll hear from those who are working, but still can't make ends meet.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2014
TUESDAY: We're live from Peninsula Park in Portland, one of the 600 sites in Oregon where kids from 1-18 can get a free lunch in the summertime.
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 | April 10, 2014
THURSDAY: The U.S. Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence meets next week in Florida.
OPB | Feb. 20, 2014
THURSDAY: A new study suggests that many Western Oregon University students are suffering from a lack of access to an adequate supply of healthy food.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2014
THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2013
The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi is in Oregon to talk about the relevance of his grandfather's legacy today.
OPB | Dec. 29, 2011
Earlier this year we asked: what's it like to be an Oregonian living in poverty in the 21st century? Some of the answers were surprising, so we're bringing you the conversation again.
OPB | Sept. 22, 2011
What's it like to be an Oregonian living in poverty in the 21st century?
OPB | Sept. 20, 2011
The rise of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and heart disease in developing countries has prompted a meeting of United Nations leaders to discuss what should be done to curb the growth.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2010
What works to find people affordable housing in Oregon?
OPB | July 10, 2008
How do low-income families deal with the unique challenges that summer presents?