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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
June 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.
Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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.
Nov. 21, 2011 9:20 a.m.
What are the options for Northwest youth who need mental health treatment?
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?
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?
April 12, 2011 9 a.m.
What's being done to combat gang activity in Northwest communities?
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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