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Standing UP Across Oregon for a FAIR SHOT

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 […]

FFO’s Andrea Paluso Wins White House Champions of Change Award!

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 […]

Equal Pay Day 2015 | Some Quick Facts

We’re Standing Up for a Fair Shot for All!

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!

Unfair Scheduling: Tell Us About It

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 […]