OPB | April 28, 2015
In this installment of our "Represented" series, we gathered in the East Portland neighborhood of Rosewood to talk with workers, business owners and others about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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?