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Welcome Reyna, our new Federal Campaigns Director!

Please join us in welcoming Reyna Lopez, our new Federal Campaigns Director!  We are SO excited to have Reyna on our team and we know you’ll love her, too. Reyna has been working alongside us in various arenas, doing outreach with the Measure 97 campaign or in her recent role as the Interim Director for […]

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Equal Pay Day – For who?

Today is Equal Pay Day, a day when women, on average, finally make as much as men made in 2016. That’s right, it took women more than 15 months to earn what men averaged in 12. For the last few years, we at Family Forward, have done numerous events and actions to recognize this day […]

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Support Fair Pay for All

This session, the Oregon Legislature has introduced Fair Pay For All (House Bill 2005-A), which will help end persistent pay disparities faced by women, people of color, LBGTQ workers, workers with a disability and all other protected classes in Oregon. Women, on average, still make 80 cents for every dollar a man earns, African American women are paid […]

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Meet our intern, Jenna!

Once a year, we have a social work intern join us for the year to observe and support our work, getting hands-on training in a fast-paced learning environment that is aligned with their graduate curriculum. This year we’ve been working with Jenna Borowski, a graduate student in the Social Work master’s program at Portland State […]

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