Category: Our Newsletter

Job Opening: Regional Community Organizer

Family Forward is hiring a Regional Organizer!  Reports to: Organizing Director Direct Reports: 0 Location: 3 options – Portland, Salem, or Eugene, OR* Salary: $35,000 – 40,000 full-time equivalent, pro-rated depending on number of hours FTE Type: Part-time to Full time.  We are open to negotiating number of hours for either position. Click here to read the… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Winter 2015

FAMILY FORWARD ACTION | WINTER NEWSLETTER As 2015 winds down, we’re thinking a bit about what we’ve done this year and a bit about what we plan to accomplish going forward. Here are some highlights, upcoming events, interesting reads, enjoy and watches. When it’s dark and rainy (every day now?), we invite you to settle… Read more »

Spring 2015 Member Update | Don’t Miss A Thing!

Happy Spring! We are two months into our five-month state legislative session and there’s lots to report already — and lots more to come, too. We’ve been in the capitol building frequently to meet with legislators, attend and testify in hearings, and make sure that we are there to advocate for the bills we know Oregon… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Fall 2014

Now that we know we have some family-friendlier faces in our state legislature (which is excellent, excellent news), we’re looking ahead to the 2015 legislative session where we have the opportunity to partner with our legislators to pass some strong, family-friendly policies. Policies Oregon families desperately need – like paid sick time, equal pay for equal… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Summer 2014

In addition to figuring out how to work and care for kids who are out of school for 12 weeks this summer (talk about a work-family conflict!), we have lots of plans in the next few months to keep moving Oregon forward towards the more family-friendly place we know it can be. Already this summer we’ve… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Fall 2013

The kids are back in school, there’s plenty of rain, and Halloween costume ideas are being hatched.  It must be fall!  The team at Family Forward has been busy (as usual) since we sent you our Summer Newsletter in June! Here’s what you’ll discover in the Fall 2013 edition: Fall Events | Workplace Flexibility Award… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Summer 2013

May was another action-packed month at Family Forward Oregon.  If you weren’t able to join us in Salem for our first Mother’s Day of Action on the 8th, we hope you’ll take a moment to check out our online photo album.  We had a great group of folks deliver a flower and a Mother’s Day… Read more »

Our Newsletter | Spring 2013

So much is happening at Family Forward Oregon and across the United States when it comes to creating the change we seek in our country around work, family and caregiving.  This month we highlight for you what we think is most interesting and important in our work right now. We hope that you enjoy it,… Read more »