Tagged: Violence

Responses to Gang Violence

OPB | July 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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

Humanitarian Crisis In Iraq Intensifies

OPB | June 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: One of the first responders for Mercy Corps recently returned from Iraq and joins us to talk about what things look like there.

OSU Group Wants To Promote Healthy Masculinity

OPB | May 16, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: An OSU men's program hopes to promotes healthy, responsible masculine identities, and educate men about sexual violence.

Albany Student Accused In High School Bomb Plot

May 28, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A 17-year-old high school student arrested last week in Albany is due in court Tuesday afternoon.

Study Finds Gun Laws Correlate With Gun Deaths

March 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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

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.

Why Do We Watch Violent Entertainment?

Jan. 31, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Violent videogames and movies have faced criticism in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook. Why is there a market for that media in the first place?

Are Violent Video Games Related to Violence in Real Life?

Jan. 16, 2013 12:30 p.m.

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

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