We at Family Forward Oregon are always finding new ways to partner and collaborate with other organizations, especially those that work with and support families. We’re excited to sponsor two upcoming events this summer that focus on families and the experiences of immigrant families in particular. Amamantar y Migrar ‘Breastfeeding and Migration’ “While migration is […]
Please join us in welcoming Luann Algoso as our new Communications Director! We are SO excited to have Luann on our team and we know you’ll love her, too. Next time you’re at an event or online, tell her hi! Luann has a lot of communications, nonprofit and advocacy experience and comes to us from our partner organization, Asian […]
Low-income working families may be eligible for financial help with child care costs. On August 1st, the Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) Program, a state program that helps parents afford child care, will be taking applications! ERDC, which has had a waiting list in place since January 4, 2016, enables qualifying families to receive financial […]
On April 11, 2016 the Oregon Center for Public Policy released a report about the persistent gender wage gap in Oregon and how to close it, “Women Still Paid Less That Men: Oregon’s Gender Pay Gap.” Like the rest of the nation, Oregon has a gender pay gap: the typical woman in Oregon earns about 82 […]
On April 6, 2016 the Economic Policy Institute, a non-partisan think tank based in Washington, DC, released a new report, “It’s time for an ambitious national investment in America’s children.” This report reviews the evidence on why a major investment in America’s children is a promising economic strategy that can provide substantial social benefits—and that would more […]
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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 | The State of Motherhood with Latifa Lyles of the U.S. Women’s Bureau
We were pleased to welcome Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women’s Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor, to Portland on Friday, May 1, 2015 as part of the White House’s “Lead on Leave” national tour (more on that here). Ms. Lyles was the keynote speaker at the City Club of Portland’s Friday Forum this […]