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JOIN US! A Film Screening in Eugene: The Raising of America

The U.S. is a can-do nation. So why is child well-being in the U.S. so much worse than in other rich countries? How does what Paul Kershaw calls “the growing squeeze” on so many young families and caregivers—the squeeze for time, for money and for resources—“drip down” on their infants and young children, literally altering […]

Good News from the State Capitol: Domestic Workers Bill Signed into Law

Oregon Becomes 5TH State To Pass Bill of Rights for Domestic Workers Governor Brown sign SB 552 into law on June 17, 2015, ending 77 years of exclusion The struggle of Oregon domestic workers will be vindicated today when Governor Brown signs the Oregon Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (SB 552) into law. The Oregon Domestic Workers’ […]

June Tele Town Hall | Focus on Fathers & Paid Family Leave

We know that the issues that affect Oregon parents are just as important to dads as they are Oregon moms. Dads do care work, are involved in their children’s lives and stay at home more than ever before — which is why it’s time to honor their involvement at home and in the growing movement for […]

Let’s Focus on Fathers!

The Boston College Center for Work and Family released its 2015 report about fathers, A Portrait of Todays’ Father, part of its multi-year “The New Dad” series. The conclusion resonates with us — it’s titled: Time for Dads to Speak Up: The lack of focus on the experiences of fathers over the years has often […]

Oregon Retirement Savings Bill heads to Governor’s desk!

Oregon Retirement Savings Bill heads to Governor Brown’s desk for signature  Oregon Legislature approves blueprint to create a retirement savings plan and make it available to working Oregonians in 2017 The Oregon Senate passed legislation Tuesday that will ensure every Oregonian has access to a safe, easy and effective way to save for retirement. The bill cleared […]