Features

 

San Antonio Current
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Aged Out— Texas’ overburdened foster care system has produced a generation of lost adults

Lamar Smith’s War on Science — How a Texas Congressman’s newfound power could silence critical climate change research

Do No Harm — Will Bexar County be the first in Texas to legalize needle exchange?

Under the Bridge — How the Hays Street Bridge property has become a symbol of resilience in San Antonio’s Eastside

Help, not Handcuffs — What’s behind SAPD’s shifting approach to homelessness

 

ThinkProgress

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An Indiana city is poised to become the next Flint

There’s no detox when you’re dead’: Boston wants users to get high under supervision

How the Bundy standoff could screw over ranchers

Meet the people who provide protection at abortion clinics

Street Roots

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Sex, Lies, and Homelessness
Sexual abuse is woven into Portland’s homeless community (Awarded second place in SPJ Social Issues Reporting, 2013)

Open Wide  — How Oregonians are eating the social and economic cost of bad oral health

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East of Eden — former pastor 
Mike Davis
 ministers to the hundreds of homeless in East Portland

Designated Drivers — An evening on the beat of Portland’s pick-up crew for over-imbibers

 

Portland Mercury

Screen Shot 2017-12-21 at 10.34.37 PM.pngTrafficking Trust — Portland’s new shelter for sex-trafficked youth leaves doubt at the door

When You Gotta Go — A century of Portland’s public bathrooms

Toxic Avengers — Occupy Portland takes on Hanford’s nuclear waste

Eugene Weekly

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Teachers or Tutors
— Will budget woes make tutors the only way Eugene kids get an education?