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Conversation Starter in Malheur County

The following was published in the Argus Observer on October 11, 2017. ONTARIO — To get a better look at the issues facing children in the state, executive director of a statewide nonprofit kicked off her two-day community conversations tour in Ontario on Tuesday....

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Oregon’s Children Will Lose with GOP Health Care Bill

The following was published in the Statesman Journal on June 30, 2017. We’ve been hearing a lot about winners and losers these days. Yet, even as our kids on the baseball or soccer fields may be winning trophies, they are in imminent danger of losing something much...

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Report: Oregon Lagging in Support of Children

The following was published by the Public News Service on June 13, 2017. Oregon has work to do to improve its support of children, a new report finds. The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual KIDS COUNT Data Book assesses states on key indicators of how children and...

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2 days ago
This warmed our hearts! Abused and neglected kids need comfort and support, and blankets and teddy bears can make all the difference!
3 days ago
Last night we were thrilled to celebrate the passage of Cover All Kids and honored to receive the Campeones de Salud Award, recognizing our work to reduce health disparities faced by Latino children! Thank you Oregon Latino Health Coalition for the honor! ChildrenFirstOR photo
4 days ago
CHIP covers 120,000 children in Oregon, and 80,000 kids risk losing coverage this December. Thank you @OregonGovBrown for speaking up!
4 days ago
The number of homeless students in Oregon has increased significantly for the fourth year in a row—and the lack of housing for children and their families continues to grow.
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We were lucky enough to tour the Family Nurturing Center and learn more about their amazing work when we visited Southern Oregon last month!