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Check out Oregon CareWorks!

Family Forward Oregon launched a joint project today called Oregon CareWorks and released a new report on Oregon’s care economy. The report, Oregon’s Care Economy: The Case for Public Care Investment, outlines problems with the current caregiving system, such as rising costs and low wages, and provides evidence of the high economic returns to public […]

Welcome Kate, Our New Policy Director!

Please join us in welcoming Kate Newhall, our new Policy Director!  We are SO excited to have Kate on our team and we know you’ll love her, too. Kate has been working with us for the past few years as our lobbyist, helping us to pass critical policies like paid sick days, increasing the minimum […]

October 20th: Raising of America Film Screening in Eugene

To predict how our nation will fare tomorrow, we need to look at how our youngest children are faring today — and the numbers are not all that promising. Join us for a screening of the documentary film “The Raising of America” with community discussion after. We’re working to change the conversation so that more […]

Check out ‘Count Her In’ a comprehensive report on Oregon’s women and girls

We’re excited to be sharing the announcement of the official release of #CountHerIn, a report on the status of women and girls in Oregon. #CountHerIn is the most comprehensive report on Oregon’s women & girls in 20 years released by the Women’s Foundation of Oregon. In a widely held belief that Oregon is a progressive beacon […]

Sponsored events: Amamantar y Migrar and APANO’s Mic Check! Summer Cultural Event Series

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 […]