Special Reports

VIDEO: Children of Poverty

In recent interviews, experts in Malheur County discussed the high rate of child poverty and what factors put the rural county in the top ranks in Oregon for impoverished children.

This video was produced by a team of students from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in a reporting project with the Malheur Enterprise.

You can read the first two parts of this five-part series:

Part 1:

Malheur’s kids in peril as parents, programs struggle with economic, social challenges

Part 2:

Children tucked into RVs, living with friends as Malheur County housing remains inadequate


Join the conversation. How can the community improve life for children in impoverished circumstances? Who should take the lead on this issue? Send an email to Publisher Les Zaitz: [email protected].

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