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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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From time to time, we create infographics and images to send a message about our work advocating for economic security for Oregon’s women and families. If they compels you (and we hope they do!), we invite you to download and share them! That’s how culture change works, each of us changing the way others see things in […]