State of Motherhood at City Club of Portland

We were pleased to welcome Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women’s Bureau at the U.S. Department of Labor, to Portland this Friday as part of the White House’s “Lead on Leave” national tour (more on that here). Ms. Lyles was the keynote speaker at the City Club of Portland’s Friday Forum this Friday, May 1st.  The conversation, […]

Standing UP Across Oregon for a FAIR SHOT

In March, 2015 people all across Oregon stood up for the Fair Shot they need to get — and stay — ahead.  We gathered in seven cities: Bend, Eugene, Medford, Pendleton, Portland, Salem, and Tillamook! This short video gives a great sense of the people and policies that are part of the growing movement in Oregon […]

FFO’s Andrea Paluso Wins White House Champions of Change Award!

White House Honors Andrea Paluso of Family Forward Oregon as Working Families Champion of Change Working Families Champions of Change event highlights importance of paid sick days and paid family leave policies The White House today (April 16, 2015) honored Andrea Paluso, Family Forward Oregon Co-founder and Executive Director as part of its Working Families Champions […]


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