OPB | Nov. 02, 2016
Three dozen high schoolers gathered for a town hall convened by "Think Out Loud" and the CENTER in North Portland to talk about how they define the American Dream today and their hopes for the future.
OPB | Nov. 02, 2016
High school students from around Portland gathered in North Portland to share their personal stories, their experiences and what the American Dream means to them.
OPB | Sept. 28, 2015
New Avenues For Youth is setting up a house for homeless LGTBQ youth, the first such housing program of its kind in Portland.
OPB | Aug. 05, 2015
The newly formed Warms Springs Youth Council brought back lessons and inspiration from their trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.
OPB | June 22, 2015
Idaho ranks among the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation. We'll hear how state officials are approaching the problem.
OPB | Jan. 27, 2015
TUESDAY: E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, and in Oregon, they're completely unregulated.
OPB | Oct. 28, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.
OPB | Sept. 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.
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).
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.
OPB | July 14, 2014
MONDAY: The arrival in Portland of a Christian youth program called the Good News Club has met with opposition.
OPB | Nov. 08, 2013
FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.
OPB | June 28, 2013
Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages.
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?
OPB | Aug. 09, 2012
Lewis and Clark professor Monica Miller wants to know how young people in Portland think about religion and faith.
OPB | June 14, 2012
Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.
OPB | June 08, 2012
From inside Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility we ask inmates: what is happening in prison to make them better citizens when they are released?
OPB | April 19, 2012
The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.
OPB | Feb. 10, 2012
The number of young hunters in Oregon is decreasing. What does that mean for the business and culture of hunting?
OPB | Dec. 28, 2011
In November Portland lost a true community leader: Rob Ingram. He died at 38 of a heart attack. Soon after his passing we talked to some people whose lives he changed.