Tagged: Poverty

Summer Food Program Helps Bridge A Gap

OPB | Aug. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

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.

Advocate Jeri Williams Testifies Before U.S. Attorney General's Task Force

OPB | April 10, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: The U.S. Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence meets next week in Florida.

Study Suggests Some Oregon College Students Are Food Insecure

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Different Approaches To Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Jan. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.

Arun Gandhi Discusses Nonviolence In A Violent World

Feb. 25, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi is in Oregon to talk about the relevance of his grandfather's legacy today.

The New Poverty

Dec. 29, 2011 9:06 a.m.

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.

The New Poverty

Sept. 22, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What's it like to be an Oregonian living in poverty in the 21st century?

Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Sept. 20, 2011 9:20 a.m.

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.

Finding Solutions: What Works and Why for Housing

Jan. 05, 2010 9 a.m.

What works to find people affordable housing in Oregon?

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