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 […]
On March 11, 2015, our Executive Director Andrea Paluso testified in favor of “banning the box” in the City of Portland. Here is here testimony: We cannot build a sustainable economy or community when we functionally exclude thousands of applicants from accessing employment, as our current system does. People who have been a part of […]
We see an Oregon where all women and families are economically secure & caregiving isn’t a barrier to financial stability. And we’re excited for the opportunities in 2015 to move Oregon forward to work better for all Oregon families, however they are configured. These are the bills we are supporting during the current legislative session to […]
There is so much good thinking and writing on the issues we work on these days! So every month we compile some of the best that cover a variety of issues. Something for everyone! We hope at least one of these articles speaks to you – but hey, we wouldn’t be surprised if you’re compelled […]
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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.Women’s Economic Security Forum with Leader Nancy Pelosi
On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Family Forward Oregon will host House Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Oregon Senate Majority Leader Diane Rosenbaum (District 21), and state Representatives Jessica Vega Pederson (District 47) and Jennifer Williamson (District 36) at a women’s economic forum to discuss the importance of workplace policies that make it possible for women to […]