On Wednesday, May 13th this Guest Opinion piece ran in the Eugene Register Guard, penned by Family Forward’s Eugene staffer, Laurie Trieger: Another Mother’s Day has come and gone — a day that reminds us how good we are at saying we value mothers in this country, while leaving an incredible array of institutional barriers […]
We hope you have time to join our upcoming Tele Town Hall about raising the minimum wage in Oregon. We know you’re hearing a lot about this idea — both nationally and in Oregon — so we want to give you a chance to get up to speed with a few experts and living wage […]
Must watch John Oliver segment on how absurd it is that the U.S. still lacks paid family leave. Hilarious! Must watch.
MOTHERHOOD. In Six Words? Yes, that’s what we’re asking you. (< see, that was 6 words!) Here’s the deal: We’re partnering with Smith Magazine’s Six-Word Memoir project to gather thoughts on motherhood from Oregon moms. Then we’re going to share them, in a variety of ways. One thing: It can be addictive. If you write more than […]
We’re excited to reveal our great Mother’s Day notebook that includes so many great Six Word Memoirs on Motherhood by Oregon Moms.* We loved hearing from so many moms across Oregon when we asked for your take on motherhood in a mere 6 words. No easy task! But a fun one… The memoirs ranged from […]
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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 […]