Job Opening: Political Director

Title: Political Director Reports to: Executive Director Location: Portland, OR Salary: $60,000 – $75,000 Type: Full time Deadline: February 28, 2020. See here for application instructions. Position Summary: The Political Director will be responsible for managing our day-to-day issue campaigns and electoral work. This includes developing and implementing big picture strategies on our campaigns as well as… Read more »

Taking Mamas Lead to the Next Level

We believe that engaging with those who are directly affected by the issues we work on is vital to transformational change. Mothers and other caregivers are hit the hardest by society’s devaluation of care, so they should be informing any steps we take to address it!  That’s why we center mamas and caregivers at every… 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 »

On your ballot: Abortion access

Do you believe that healthcare is a right, and that everyone should be able to make their own decisions about whether or when to become a parent, regardless of how much money they make or how they’re insured? We do. Family Forward is dedicated to fighting for the economic security of all Oregon women —… Read more »

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 »

Oregon families are being torn apart. We can stop it.

We believe everyone should have a fair shot, regardless of their gender, the color of their skin, or the place they were born. But in the upcoming election, our values will be on the line. Your November ballot will include a ballot measure backed by extremist hate groups with ties to white supremacist funders. Measure… Read more »

2018 General Election: Ballot Measures

The 2018 General Election is just around the corner, and this year’s election is just as important as ever. From reproductive justice and racial profiling to fair housing and tax changes, there’s a lot at stake. Below are our positions on the measures you’ll see on your November ballot: Measure 102: YES Allows local governments… Read more »

Welcome Melanni, our new Campaign Communications Strategist!

Please join us in welcoming Melanni Rosales, our new Campaign Communications Strategist!  We are thrilled to have Melanni join our growing team and we know you’ll love her too. Melanni is dedicated to using her background in strategic communications to help improve the well-being of women and all working families. Having worked on statewide electoral… Read more »

Job Opening: Regional Organizer

Family Forward is hiring a Regional Organizer!  Reports to: Organizing Director Direct Reports: 0 Location: 2 options – Portland or Salem, OR Salary: $35,000 – 40,000 full-time equivalent, pro-rated depending on number of hours FTE Type: Part-time(Salem)/exempt, Full-time(Portland)/exempt  (Salem – 20 hrs, PDX – 40 hrs) We are open to negotiating number of hours for… Read more »