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A gift mothers deserve: family-friendly policies

On Wednesday, May 13th this Guest Opinion piece ran in the Eugene Register Guard, penned by Family Forward’s Eugene staffer, Laurie Trieger: Another Mother’s Day has come and gone — a day that reminds us how good we are at saying we value mothers in this country, while leaving an incredible array of institutional barriers […]

May Tele Town Hall | Raising the Minimum Wage

We hope you have time to join our upcoming Tele Town Hall about raising the minimum wage in Oregon. We know you’re hearing a lot about this idea — both nationally and in Oregon — so we want to give you a chance to get up to speed with a few experts and living wage […]

John Oliver Slams U.S. for Lacking Paid Family Leave

Must watch John Oliver segment on how absurd it is that the U.S. still lacks paid family leave. Hilarious! Must watch.

Six Words on Motherhood, by Oregon Moms

MOTHERHOOD.  In Six Words? Yes, that’s what we’re asking you. (< see, that was 6 words!) Here’s the deal: We’re partnering with Smith Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir project to gather thoughts on motherhood from Oregon moms. Then we’re going to share them, in a variety of ways. One thing: It can be addictive. If you write more than […]

Get the Notebook: Six Words on Motherhood by Oregon Moms

We’re excited to reveal our great Mother’s Day notebook that includes so many great Six Word Memoirs on Motherhood by Oregon Moms.* We loved hearing from so many moms across Oregon when we asked for your take on motherhood in a mere 6 words.  No easy task!  But a fun one… The memoirs ranged from […]