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


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Oregon Foster Youth Connection bills pass the Oregon House by wide margins
April 15, 2015

Two bills aiming to increase independence and opportunity for Oregon’s foster youth passed ... Read more »

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