How To Survive As An All Ages Music Venue

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: The recent closure of the Backspace coffee shop and all-ages venue, in Northwest Portland, points to a bigger question: how can clubs allow access to underage patrons while staying financially viable?

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.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB | Nov. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

Remembering Joe Bell

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk to the writer Pauls Toutonghi about his day walking with Joe Bell, who was killed last week.

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.

Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 07, 2013 12:06 p.m.

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.

Father of Bullied Teen Continues Cross-Country "Walk for Change"

OPB | Sept. 23, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Joe Bell's cross-country journey is a tribute to his son, Jadin. He began in La Grande, Oregon on April 21, 2013 and is currently in Denver, Colorado.

Understanding the Common Core

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The new Common Core standards will raise academic expectations for standardized testing significantly.

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