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How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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.

Possible Changes Ahead For The Oregon Youth Authority

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.

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

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

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 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.

Controversy Surrounds Portland Arrival Of Good News Club

OPB |July 14, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The arrival in Portland of a Christian youth program called the Good News Club has met with opposition.

For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

OPB |Nov. 08, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

Young Adult Fiction Attracting More Readers

June 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages. 

Getting Mental Healthcare To Transition Age Youth

Jan. 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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?

Youth and Religion

Aug. 09, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Lewis and Clark professor Monica Miller wants to know how young people in Portland think about religion and faith.

Writing Myself

June 14, 2012 9:35 a.m.

Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.

Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility

June 08, 2012 9:06 a.m.

From inside Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility we ask inmates: what is happening in prison to make them better citizens when they are released?

Youth Unemployment

April 19, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.

Young Hunters in Oregon

Feb. 10, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The number of young hunters in Oregon is decreasing. What does that mean for the business and culture of hunting?

Rob Ingram Remembered

Dec. 28, 2011 9:06 a.m.

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.

The Legacy of Rob Ingram

Nov. 30, 2011 9:20 a.m.

On Sunday, Rob Ingram, President of the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals and Director of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention, died of a heart attack at 38. We speak to those whose lives he changed.

Mental Health Treatment Options for Youth

Nov. 21, 2011 9:20 a.m.

What are the options for Northwest youth who need mental health treatment?

A New Shelter for Victims of Sexual Exploitation

Nov. 21, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Janus Youth Programs is opening a new long-term shelter for youth sex workers. What impact will it have on Portland's sex trafficking problem?

Harun Mustafa

May 17, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Harun Mustafa wrote music while serving time in prison. What's next for this cellist now that he's been released?

Confronting Northwest Gangs

April 12, 2011 9 a.m.

What's being done to combat gang activity in Northwest communities?

Addressing Gang Violence

Oct. 22, 2010 9 a.m.

How are law enforcement and various agencies doing in their effort to reduce and prevent gang violence?

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