Food, shelter, safety, health. We know these as “basic needs” because human survival depends on them. Everything we want children to achieve — a solid… Read more »
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.
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We advocate for 860,000 children in Oregon, including the...
in Oregon public schools
in foster care
without health insurance
living in or near poverty
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Kids Count Center
Today Children First for Oregon released The Status of Oregon’s Children and Families: 2016 County Data Book, which finds that many Oregon families are struggling… Read more »