On July 1, 2022, our Executive Director Andrea Paluso will be starting a new role as the Co-Director of the Child Care for Every Family Network, which is working to build a state-to-national campaign for a universal child care system. A note from Andrea: Leaving Family Forward and The Mother PAC after fourteen years of… 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 »
Measure 110 aligns with Family Forward’s mission of supporting caregivers and families
Oregonians have the opportunity to make big change across the state by voting YES on Measure 110 by November 3! Your YES VOTE will establish a humane, health-based approach to addiction; something that has impacted all of our families in one way or another. Your YES VOTE could also reduce disparities in drug arrests for… 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 »
We won BIG for Oregon families this year
It’s been a little more than 2 weeks since Oregon’s headline-making Legislative Session came to an end. We are IMMENSELY proud of all of the hard work that led to the country’s most inclusive paid family and medical leave law in the nation (????). But passing paid family and medical leave insurance isn’t the only… 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 »