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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We’re hiring!

Family Forward is hiring for two positions: Organizing Director and Development 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 Read More >

Stories for Latina Equal Pay Day

Today is Latina Equal Pay Day which means that on this day Latinas will finally earn what white men made in the year 2016.  April 4, 2017 was a day many celebrated as Equal Pay Day in because it was the day that woman on average in caught up to what white men earned in Read More >

Meet Carmen for our first Family Fridays!

Today we’re launching Family Fridays, a new digital campaign that will feature a new story from our community who would be directly affected by the proposed massive cuts to vital safety net programs – programs like child care subsidies, nutrition supports, housing assistance and more. For our first story, we meet Carmen Gonzalez de Jesus, an Read More >

RELEASE: Oregonians Urge the U.S. Senate to Protect the Health Care Our Family’s Rely On

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2017 Contact: Lisa Loving,, 503-488-0529 or Lili Hoag,, 971-271-9229   Oregonians Urge the U.S. Senate to Protect the Health Care Our Family’s Rely On A National Day of Action Calls Attention to Winners and Losers in ACA Repeal Effort   Portland, OR – Oregonians who are concerned about Read More >

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