Fritz, Hales Split on Sex Trafficking Funds

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Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz is breaking away from Mayor Charlie Hales' budget proposals—for the second time this year. The reason is the same: They can't reach an agreement on how much money the city should give to help teenage victims of sex trafficking.Hales' refusal in May to restore $117,000 in funding to help children who have been forced into prostitution on Portland’s streets, ...   More
 
Friday, November 8, 2013 AARON MESH

Workers Protest Janus Youth Programs

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Workers at two of the at-risk and homeless programs run by Janus Youth Programs hit the streets today to protest. Laura Taylor, a 24-year-old employee of Harry's Mother, a runaway shelter for young people, says the non-profit Janus is trying to force employees to accept contract changes that would replace their peer review panel with mandatory arbitration in contested employee firings. The current ...   More
 
Monday, February 7, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

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