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Marathon Scholars 101517
AN INTERVIEW WITH STEVE WASSERBERGER AND BROOKE ADAMS WITH MARATHON SCHOLARS ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO WITH UNDER-RESOURCED CHILDREN TO MAKE THEIR WAY THROUGH COLLEGE.
me all about it. We'll marathon is about lifting kids out of poverty . Through education. We give these kids the opportunity of a lifetime. To break the cycle of poverty . We recruit. Highly motivated. Low income first chair and college to purchase me students who was fired go to college and we
lot of times are students get stuck it in the cycle of poverty in that cycle is. Where people tell you the deadlines in if you need it or you don't. You have you have
plans to the work we do because we're dealing with. Not only poverty but different cultures. Whether whether immigrants refugees were there is cyclical poverty you know people who have been here mired in poverty for a long time. The they understand a lot of the root causes and they can also provide resources because we can't
Empowered & Girls Inc 043017
AN INTERVIEW WITH JENNIFER ALYSE, CREATOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE EMPOWERED EVENT, AND ELIZABETH NYE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GIRLS INC OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, ABOUT THE EMPOWERED EVENT FOR WOMEN, HOW IT BENEFITS GIRLS INC, AND THE WORK THAT GIRLS INC DOES.
on girls to live in low income communities. Because we know fat. Poverty had comes associated with the whole host. Things that present obstacles and barriers to girls reaching their full potential. And so we
Oregon ABLE Savings 121816
AN INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PARKER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH THE OREGON 529 SAVINGS NETWORK, ABOUT THE LAUNCH OF OREGON ABLE, A SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN JUST INTRODUCED FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
and and get out of it we're not gonna keep him in poverty anymore as with the case was the previous to that. So I guess my if my first question is. And why you why over the only able to save up to 2000 dollars before yet that's a great question that by federal law census if you're on if you're on Social Security benefits though the the rule was simply was. You can receive these benefits but she could have no more than 2000 in your name. And again as I said. It essentially kept people in poverty so in order to keep those benefits they had to have they couldn't save any money. They couldn't invest any money. So
Oregon Energy Fund 111316
AN INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN ALLBRITTON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR OREGON ENERGY FUND ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO SUPPORTING ENERGY ASSISTANCE IN OUR AREA AND THEIR FUNDRAISING EFFORTS.
an organ. Well if you go back to the latest numbers. Federal poverty . Almost one in six or going had lived below the federal poverty line. That is the basis sort of they climb but the problem. I do not asserting portability about it that are reported that 46% of voters responded. City's struggle and the emergency expenses of just 400 dollars. So they'll do that live below the poverty line that Olympic programs are fairly effective and held it down. But if we can you find yourself in some sort of
you put it together. And they're about 600000. People who live in poverty . Across the state 600000 people. Twenty maybe 25%. A bit finding that it required visitors and about people actually available. Soon they
staff and I was sometime in the paper alliances and you know poverty cycle only to determine the hell. Like certain luxuries that you got. They're put it bluntly that. And our branding effort we're
Human Solutions 091116
AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY MILLER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH HUMAN SOLUTIONS, AND DAVID SNODGRASS, PRESIDENT AND CO-OWNER OF DENNIS’ 7 DEES ABOUT THE WORK HUMAN SOLUTIONS DOES HELPING THE HOMELESS IN EAST MULTNOMAH COUNTY AND ABOUT THE BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING UP ON SEPTEMBER 15.
east well known Tony Oregon. And these are families that are experiencing poverty in the suing yes our focuses on low income families that are experiencing poverty and homelessness. And we essentially provide three. I mean categories of services. We provide safety and prevention services that includes a homeless
who has had any traction in this community. With work related to poverty homelessness she is. An iconic leader and somebody who is truly a hero to many. In terms of programs that she she
of 82 avenue. What that dies in as it creates concentrations. Of poverty . That impact though local schools. And the local infrastructure and in in many cases. Communities like Gresham clearer view. Warren historically experiencing a level of concentrated poverty that they are experiencing now. But because they're still is some level of affordability out of their housing markets we're seeing. Essentially
Impact NW 121315
AN INTERVIEW WITH JILL MORROW WITH IMPACT NW AND CRISTIN LINCOLN WITH LIVING ROOM REALTY ABOUT THE WORK IMPACT NW DOES WITH PEOPLE WHO NEED SOCIAL SERVICES AND HOW LIVING ROOM REALTY IS HELPING WITH THE HOLIDAY HOPE DRIVE.
And that would empower them to. At a break that cycle of poverty and help them. Transition and NTU financial and the patent. What kind of a neat are you seeing out there right now.
Boys & Girls Clubs 112215
AN INTERVIEW WITH ERIN HUBERT, CEO OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PORTLAND METRO ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO WITH AT-RISK YOUTH.
Children need to 68 team mostly in in disadvantage high need high poverty neighborhoods. People who believe that. Six. Club facilities. That are located around my momma Washington Clark County. And then we also operate
was. Crazy it would and it didn't just let me that the poverty level and that's part of that conundrum of nonprofits just. People kind of nonprofit world because they wanna do the work but
that most people are trying to band together and figure out is poverty . And this is and it's generational and every generation of party gets forced the last and so it's that's the poverty issues. And then connect education. Oregon has the worst graduation rate in the entire country. Sadly that's really very sad statistic. And so as a part of what leads to poverty it's because as vicious cycle. Is he does that intrigue and lack of education and and then they can't make it stable living into the poverty just gross. So literal cycle need to be broken and it starts with poverty and it's. Her very much by the education where build lean. Our new club out in Rockland community out east of Portland. Hello like that the parliament it was a beautiful bed in committee. Community. Kind of an un incorporated Portland it's now it's now actually it was an excuse to question your success so that's part of aggression pact based. But this as a community. That that. When north parlay into five years ago all the poverty mideast peace and the crime followed all of these issues migrated east. And there were no services to really taken on their
Operation Christmas Child 111515
AN INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL ISHMAEL, NW REGIONAL MANAGER FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD AND ALEX NSENGIMANA, A RWANDAN WHO RECEIVED GIFTS FROM OCC AS A CHILD. OCC DELIVERS GIFTS OF HOPE TO CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD.
countries all over the world to those who are in need in. Poverty over a natural disaster. And done that are given out to end and Rick a lot of them with a lot got.
Human Solutions 092715
AN INTERVIEW WITH JEAN DEMASTER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH HUMAN SOLUTIONS AND DAVID SNODGRASS, PRESIDENT OF DENNIS’ 7 DEE’S, ABOUT THE WORK HUMAN SOLUTIONS DOES TO HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES AND THE GENEROUS DONATIONS THEY RECEIVE FROM DENNIS’ 7 DEES.
and east Portland and east Multnomah County in some of the highest poverty neighborhoods in our area for the plunging to master executive director with human solutions and David sawgrass president and co owner of Dennis the seventies to microscope. Hello there welcome to the show thank you for joining us so let's concern Jeanne let's let everybody know what what is human solutions. He was solutions is an agency that serves homeless and low income people in east Portman and it is small Makoni. And assist people to overcome because being homeless and trying to help people get out of poverty to be able to live full self sufficient lives. And you've been working with human solutions for that I've been there for
did the homeless and in what gene just described. As send the poverty in our own neighborhood and and you really once you start to really understand. You know that is all around us anything
a difference when it comes to homeless. Children family is in in poverty Dave. You know what what they're all about is his or there about not only helping those in need that they wanna
Union Gospel Mission 091315
AN INTERVIEW WITH BILL RUSSELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF UNION GOSPEL MISSION, ABOUT WHAT THEY DO TO HELP THE HOMELESS AND THE OPERATION OVERCOAT EVENT COMING UP TO RAISE AWARENESS AND DONATIONS TO HELP OUT.
it is suffering. Because the substance abuse and different problems. Surrounding chronic poverty . And rather than just study I mean I was happy to represent the public as a prosecutor but I thought. A lot