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24 hours inside Portland’s homeless crisis

The KGW documentary “One Day” features 14 unique perspectives of Portland’s homeless crisis filmed over a single day in April.

KGW Investigative Team

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Published: 6:00 AM PDT May 19, 2022
Updated: 1:18 PM PST February 8, 2023

On any given day, thousands of people in Portland navigate the challenges of being homeless. 

Countless city resources, non-profit organizations, volunteers, business owners, neighbors and homeless people are focused on the crisis and how to respond. 

On April 21, a team of KGW journalists set out to document this street-level response to Portland’s homeless crisis. The result is the documentary “One Day” that tells 14 unique stories from all sides of our homeless crisis over a single day. 

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