Jefferson student graduates to Juilliard
With only about a seven percent acceptance rate into the school, Sekai is the among the most talented ranked.
State teams up with tradeswomen to fight job site duress
In the trades, it’s often issues of sexual harassment and bigoted opinions on race and gender that remain major obstacles to progress.
Health center improves outcomes and provides career mentoring
Providing students with easy access to health services, Benson Polytechnic High School recently unveiled their new student wellness center.
Votes have been counted, how did everyone stack up?
A race for state representative in north and northeast Portland has gone back and forth with Tawna Sanchez now pulling ahead of Roberta Phillip-Robins with a 90 vote lead.
Mother feels Beaumont failed her daughter
Getting arrested isn’t an act any child should ever have to experience, yet for 12-year-old Emaujah H., that traumatically scarring experience became a reality.
Diversity grounds race for state representative
With Lew Frederick stepping down to run for an Oregon Senate seat, finding a fitting replacement for his House seat may seem difficult
Portland awards $47 million for construction
The city expects to create 585 new affordable housing units, as well as preserving another 255 units through renovation.
Pathway 1,000 aims to fix troubled housing history
The goal is to have 100 new and affordable homes and commercial spaces built every year for the next 10 years, with many of them to be available for affordable home-ownership.
Childs’ emphasis on children, seniors and the displaced
Childs understands the importance of properly representing communities of color and other disadvantaged populations.
Paying it isn’t as easy as it seems
Elders in Action break down the details
Communities of color hear from candidates
Housing and gentrification dominate discussion
Caught in the crosshairs of suspected gang activity
A string of shootings has pushed an elderly black couple to plead for an end to gun violence while local law enforcement has pledged to step up efforts to combat local gangs.