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Building grassroots power that works for Oregon Families

We’re a grassroots organization of mothers and caregivers who advocates for bold, universal policies that benefits and supports working families in Oregon. Join our movement!

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Job Opening: Regional Organizer

Family Forward is hiring a Regional Organizer!  Reports to: Organizing Director Direct Reports: 0 Location: 2 options – Portland or Salem, OR Salary: $35,000 – 40,000 full-time equivalent, pro-rated depending on number of hours FTE Type: Part-time(Salem)/exempt, Full-time(Portland)/exempt  (Salem – 20 hrs, PDX – 40 hrs) We are open to negotiating number of hours for Read More >

Meet the match for mamas!

School’s out and we’re celebrating with a Summer Break Challenge! Thanks to a Family Forward member and generous matching donor, if you donate to Family Forward Action by August 24th, your gift will have twice the impact so that we can keep building the movement of moms and caregivers we need! That means every new Read More >

Welcome Nichi, our new Organizing Director!

Please join us in welcoming Nichi Linder, our new Organizing Director!  We are thrilled to have Nichi join our growing team and we know you’ll love her too. Nichi brings with her years of experience organizing in the reproductive rights and justice movement.  In her last eight years working in Oregon’s progressive political community, she Read More >

This crisis is far from over.

by Ana del Rocío Family Forward Board Member If you’ve been following the news lately, we’re sure you can agree how traumatic it has been to view images of children being torn apart from their families — often from their mothers. As a mother of two, I am haunted by the recorded screams of babies Read More >

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