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: Organizing Director

Title: Organizing Director Reports​ ​to:​ ​Executive​ ​Director Direct​ ​Reports:​ ​3 Location:​ ​Portland,​ ​OR Salary:​ ​$65,000-$72,000 Type:​ ​Full-time/exempt Position Summary: We are seeking an Organizing Director, who will be responsible for overseeing our statewide organizing program and ensuring that it meets organizational goals. We are building a new organizing program, one that will combine elements of transformational Read More >

We celebrate women every day

Today we recognize International Women’s Day, in honor of laboring women across the nation and around the world. For Family Forward it’s not just about today. We honor a history of women’s strikes and their paid and unpaid labor every day, in our ongoing advocacy to advance gender, racial, and economic justice. Women deserve to be Read More >

Member Spotlight: Samantha Lehman

Tell us a little bit about yourself! I grew up in Sacramento California the child of a single mom who was a public school teacher.  I was introduced to activism going to union meetings with my mom.  In fact, my first memory of going to work with my mom was going on strike with my Read More >

Help stop sexual harassment at Oregon’s Capitol!

    It’s possible you’ve already seen some news coverage about allegations of sexual harassment against State Senator Jeff Kruse (Roseburg) involving two female Senators and other Capitol staff, lobbyists and interns. Last week, an independent report was released outlining these allegations and other actions by those in the Capitol.  The report includes many concerning details. As is true Read More >

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