Makayla Caldwell is housed and enrolled at Portland Community College, after getting a range of counseling and other services from Outside In.

Makayla Caldwell is housed and enrolled at Portland Community College, after getting a range of counseling and other services from Outside In.

Courtesy of Makayla Caldwell

  • The nonprofit Outside In, which primarily focuses on homeless youth, just got a $2.5 million dollar grant that will enable it to triple the number of youth who get counseling and other services. We talk with a client, Makaya Caldwell; Outside In’s clinical services manager, Amanda Atenucci; and Karen Cellarius, a senior researcher at PSU brought in to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the nonprofits’ programs.
  • Four weightlifters from Eugene competed in the World Masters Weightlifting Championship in Barcelona this August. Three of them returned with gold medals in their age and weight class. We’re talking with World Masters Champion Melissa Doherty about what competitive Olympic weightlifting looks like at 56 years old.

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