In March, 2015 people all across Oregon stood up for the Fair Shot they need to get — and stay — ahead. We gathered in seven cities: Bend, Eugene, Medford, Pendleton, Portland, Salem, and Tillamook! This short video gives a great sense of the people and policies that are part of the growing movement in Oregon […]
White House Honors Andrea Paluso of Family Forward Oregon as Working Families Champion of Change Working Families Champions of Change event highlights importance of paid sick days and paid family leave policies The White House today (April 16, 2015) honored Andrea Paluso, Family Forward Oregon Co-founder and Executive Director as part of its Working Families Champions […]
What a day! There were eight rallies around the state asking our lawmakers to pass (long overdue) laws that will give every Oregonian a Fair Shot at economic opportunity, security, and success. Take a look at some of the people and messages from this powerful and empowering day of action!
We’ve become increasingly alarmed by some of the scheduling practices used in the retail and service sectors — and we’re working to change them in Oregon. Can you help us today by: Sharing your own experiences with “just-in-time” and other unpredictable scheduling practices, and Inviting your friends and family who experience these practices to share […]
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Check out all of the parents, employers and policy-makers who are creating the kind of change needed in today's economy, for today's families.Photo Gallery | Mother’s Day of Action
On May 8, 2013 a group of Oregon mothers – and others! – gathered in our state capitol in Salem to deliver flowers and Mother’s day cards to all 90 of our state legislators and the Governor. Why? Because that’s what we get every year on Mother’s Day — yet we need far more than flowers to survive and thrive as mothers (click here to see an online version of the card we delivered and here for a fact sheet that spells out what moms need and why we need it). Here are some great pics of our first (and very floral) Mother’s Day of Action: