Our mission is to make long-term systemic change by advocating for the adoption of policies and programs that keep children healthy and safe, and strengthen families.



We advocate for 860,000 children in Oregon, including the...

570,857

in Oregon public schools

12,226

in foster care

50,172

without health insurance

385,014

living in or near poverty


News and Updates


Kids Count Center

Expanding preschool is a no-brainer
June 22, 2015

Established in 2011, Oregon’s 40-40-20 goal commits the state to advancing policies that will result in 40% of Oregonians finishing college, another 40% receiving an… Read more »


United For Kids

Protecting Student Privacy in the Classroom
June 5, 2015

As students are accessing more technology in the classroom, there is a growing possibility of others using their personal information to profit at the expense of their privacy. ... Read more »

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