Author: Danielle Alexander

The courts don’t decide our fate. We do.

On Friday, June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court issued a chilling decision to overturn Roe v. Wade that robs us of our constitutional right to control our own bodies, our lives, and our futures. Knowing this was coming does not make this moment any less devastating.  We know this decision will cause tremendous harm to our communities, especially… Read more »

Response to Gun Violence in America

Our hearts are full of grief and anger in light of the mass shooting in Texas where 19 beloved children and two admired teachers were brutally murdered at their school. This extremist violence happened just ten days after a white supremacy-fueled mass shooting at a grocery store in New York by a man who targeted… Read more »

Oregon es un paso más hacia el cuidado infantil universal.

¡LO HICIMOS! La sesión legislativa de Oregon de 2021 terminó oficialmente y aprobamos la HB 3073 (Cuidado infantil para Oregon), nuestro proyecto de ley prioritario sobre cuidado infantil. Esta es una victoria histórica y histórica y no hubiera sido posible sin USTED. HB 3073 fue un primer paso crítico en la construcción del tipo de… Read more »

Oregon is another step closer to universal childcare.

WE DID IT! Oregon’s 2021 legislative session is officially over and we passed HB 3073 (Child Care for Oregon), our priority bill on child care. This is a historic and landmark victory and wouldn’t have been possible without YOU.  HB 3073 was a critical first step in building the type of system we really want… Read more »

This is our movement. This is our moment.

What a year we’ve had! As mothers and caregivers, 2020 has been one of the hardest years of our lives, and yet, at the end of it, we’ve achieved so much. As the board president of Family Forward Action, I’ve never been so in awe of what we can do when we pool our resources… Read more »

Multnomah County is all in! Preschool for All: YES on Measure 26-214!

Family Forward Action and our nonprofit sister organization, Family Forward Oregon, are so proud and excited to share our support for Preschool for All: YES on Measure 26-214. In the middle of a global pandemic that has shattered our child care industry and preschool programs, Preschool for All is a thoughtful local plan for high-quality,… Read more »

Mothers & Caregivers are #YESon108!

Keeping our families healthy is a top priority — more so now than ever before. With so many of us struggling to get by during this pandemic, thousands are counting on supports like the Oregon Health Plan (OHP), our state’s Medicaid system. Currently, 1 in 4 Oregonians (over 1 million people) count on OHP to… Read more »

2020 General Election | Ballot Measure Endorsements

The 2020 General Election is just around the corner, and this year’s election is more important than ever below. There’s just as much at stake at the bottom of your ballot as there is at the top. Here are our endorsements for statewide and local ballot measures: YES on Measure 26-214 | Preschool for All:… Read more »