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Salem Activist Training on February 28!

Join us in Salem on Tuesday, February 28 for a Family Forward activist training! Our grassroots activist trainings are open to all levels of activism and community organizing and are a great way to meet others in your community. We seek to mobilize those who identify as women (this includes women of color, gender non-conforming, and trans […]

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In Solidarity with Immigrant Communities

Today, a number of businesses and immigrant communities across the nation are striking as a way to show the new administration the importance and value that immigrants provide in the U.S. This “Day Without Immigrants” strike comes in response to the recent crackdowns on undocumented residents, the Muslim ban, and the promise to build a […]

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Why Does This Work Matter?

by Katrina Yuen Family Forward board member and activist Moving into 2017, I look forward to the year ahead with optimism, but most importantly, resolve. There will be so much at stake in these coming months for all of us in Oregon. I don’t doubt that many of us have spent time asking ourselves the […]

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Now More Than Ever

There’s no denying the harsh impact of this election – and it’s far-reaching impacts on many of the things we’ve been working to advance since we started this organization, nearly 8 years ago. As we geared up for 2017, in hope for what might be possible, we instead were met, again, with the harsh realities […]

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