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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!

Read the latest posts from FFA:

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 >

Job Opening: Campaign Communications Strategist

Title: Campaign Communications Strategist Reports to: Political Director Direct Reports: 0 Location: Portland, OR Salary: $3,400- $3,750 per month (for 30 hours per week) Type: Part-time, 30 hours per week, although we are open to hiring someone for as few as 20 hours per week. There is also potential for the position to become full-time Read More >

Activist Spotlight: Rujuta Gaonkar

Tell us a little bit about yourself! First and foremost, I am the parent of an 8 year old who is spirited, loving, infuriating, brilliant, creative, funny and compassionate….sometimes all at once!  In Portland for nearly 13 years, I’ve worked at the intersections of public health and social justice for 20 years, most recently with Read More >

Activist Spotlight: Elisa Andrade

Tell us a little bit about yourself! I am an immigrant from Mexico City, Mexico and grew up in Silverton, OR until I moved to West Salem where I’ve been since 2001. I started volunteering in the nonprofit world while I was in junior high at the Silverton Food Bank and at Silverton Together. My Read More >

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