On Wednesday, the University of Oregon hosted “I Can’t Breathe:” A Conversation Starter about Racism, Justice and Love. In the wake of the recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, the meeting was called to address racism and what can be done on the UO campus and in the community.
Maria Chavez-Haroldson is director of the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations at the Oregon Youth Authorirty in Salem. She discusses the reasons minority youth are over-represented in the state’s correction system.
Even as the White House moves to announce an executive order overhauling American immigration policy, many people who bought houses while living here illegally will continue to face fallout from unorthodox real estate deals. Historically, undocumented immigrants have had few options for formal financing, leading to informal arrangements with some risky consequences.
After an early morning shift at the warehouse where she packs apples, Maria rests her elbows on the kitchen counter of her tidy home in the Yakima Valley.
The Egan Warming Centers confirmed they are activated for tonight, Saturday. But they will NOT be open on Sunday and Monday nights because the overnight temperatures will not be cold enough.
Those needing to get to a Warming Center tonight can ride LTD for free - just tell the driver you need to get to a warming center. St Vincent de Paul will provide shuttle service from the First Christian parking lot behind the church to other sites from about 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm.
A Eugene convenience store violated the civil rights of a disabled customer when it refused to allow a woman entrance with her service animal. That is today's (Monday) ruling from BOLI--The Bureau of Labor and Industries.
BOLI has found that Duck Stop Market, a small shop on Franklin Boulevard in Eugene, was in violation of the law for repeatedly denying entry to a customer with a service animal.
Despite economic growth, the number of Oregonians living in poverty is higher than it was during the 2008 recession. The Oregon Center for Public Policy has released poverty figures for 2013. KLCC’s Corinne Boyer has more.
Eva Kor, age 80, of Indiana, is a Holocaust survivor. She shares the story of her harrowing experience with KLCC's Claude Offenbacher. Kor speaks Saturday evening at 6:30 at the University of Oregon in room 150 of Columbia Hall. Her address is titled "Forgiveness: The Triumph of the Human Spirit".