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Report finds queer Portlanders in need of more housing services

A new report from queer services providers in Portland shows the lack of resources for LGBTQ+ Portlanders experiencing homelessness. We'll hear more about the report as well as check-in with the Queer Affinity Village.

A midseason check-in with the Portland Trail Blazers

With just 28 games left in the season, what does the future of the Portland Blazers look like? We'll hear from a Blazers podcaster on his thoughts on what the season has been like so far since Damian Lillard's departure.

Annie Rudwick bikes to work with her daughters.

New Portland city data shows cycling up 5% from 2022

From 2019 to 2022, Portland saw around 35% less cyclers then it normally does, according to the 2022 bike count. Now recent numbers show it's up 5% last year. We'll hear from Bike Portland on what these numbers say about the overall cycling trends in the city.

Small dairies in Oregon file lawsuit over agricultural rules

Waneva LaVelle is the owner and operator of Pure Grace Farm. She says the change in rules could put her out of business if she needs to install new infrastructure for her farm that houses a handful of goats.

Developing accessible housing for people with disabilities in Oregon

Affordable housing options that prioritize people with disabilities are limited and waitlists are long. We hear more about a local effort to fix that from Jennifer Knapp, executive director of Community Vision, as well as a couple of recipients.

Red Door Project’s ‘Evolve’ show designed to evoke self-awareness, curiosity

The mission of Portland’s August Wilson Red Door Project is to “use the power of narrative art to bridge divides.” Its show "Evolve" does that by presenting scenes and monologues based on the real life experiences of Black Americans, police officers and others in the justice system.

Black nurses in Oregon face unique challenges

If a patient or a coworker makes a racist comment to a Black person working as a nurse in Oregon, that nurse may have no one who looks like them to turn to for commiseration and understanding. Nurses of color in Oregon work in predominantly white spaces, which can be very isolating on top of a job that is already emotionally and physically draining.

Oregon bill aims to ban school book bans

Senate Bill 1583 would prevent school boards and district personnel from banning textbooks and library books on the basis of content related to protected groups like race and sexuality. We'll hear from a reporter with the details.

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