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Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program

OPB | Oct. 08, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.

Responses To Gang Violence: Spartan Boxing And K.E.Y.

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014

We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).

Responses To Gang Violence: 11:45

OPB | July 22, 2014

TUESDAY: We start our occasional series profiling different responses to gang violence around the state with a look at a faith-based mentorship program called 11:45.

Responding To Summer Gang Violence

OPB | July 14, 2014

MONDAY: Two members of Portland's Gang Violence Task Force discuss how officers are responding to the recent spate of gang-related shootings and their broader approach to combat youth violence.

Taking Stock Of Gang Activity In Multnomah County

OPB | July 10, 2014

THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.

Jackson County Responds To Gang Activity

OPB | May 07, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A gang task force spent two years studying community members' perceptions of gang activity in the Southern Oregon county.

Combatting Sexual Assault On College Campuses

OPB | May 05, 2014

MONDAY: University of Oregon professor Jennifer Freyd worked on the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

The Latest On The Oso Mudslide And Mitigating Future Landslides

OPB | April 01, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll get the latest on the Oso landslide and talk with Clackamas County about the new geological maps designed to identify landslide-prone areas.

Study Finds Gun Laws Correlate With Gun Deaths

OPB | March 13, 2013

A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests the number of gun laws in a state is inversely related to rate of gun deaths.

Using Universal Screening And Assessment In Schools

OPB | Feb. 19, 2013

We'll ask researcher Jeffrey Sprague how schools in Oregon and around the country are using assessment and screening tools to identify early signs of disruptive behavior. 

Are Violent Video Games Related to Violence in Real Life?

OPB | Jan. 16, 2013

Violent video games are often blamed for violence in the real world. How much of an influence do these games have?

Getting Mental Healthcare To Transition Age Youth

OPB | Jan. 09, 2013

Several years ago, the state found that Oregon youth age 16-25 were 80 percent less likely to get the mental health care they need compared with other age groups. How have things changed since then?

Do Gun Laws Need To Change?

OPB | Jan. 07, 2013

After recent mass shootings, people are answering this question in very different ways.

What Mental Health Resources Do Parents And Kids Need?

OPB | Jan. 02, 2013

What resources do parents need when their kids struggle with behavioral or emotional problems?

What Can Schools Do To Prevent Shootings?

OPB | Dec. 19, 2012

What security measures are schools taking to prevent shootings?

Klamath Drought

OPB | May 14, 2010

What do farmers do when there isn't enough water to go around?