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On the Radio!

Listen to Executive Director Jenifer Wagley and Philanthropy Director Julia Pagán discuss the concentrated poverty data snapshot recently released by the Annie E Casey Foundation, as well as the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census on the Jefferson Exchange, from...

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Join Us for Community Pints!

Children First for Oregon is pleased to announce that we are the designated beneficiary for Deschutes Brewery‘s Community Pints this February! Join us on Tuesdays in February (February 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th) to support Children First as you sip tasty beer!...

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Join our team as Executive Director

Executive Director Position Description The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of Children First for Oregon (CFFO). The Executive Director reports to a Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission....

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5 days ago
"Family homelessness is often invisible," wrote T.J. Putman, E.D. of Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley. "We do not see them and their children asleep in parks or waiting in line for shelter, but they exist all throughout our community."
6 days ago
Community health centers have reported a decline in immigrants enrolling in health insurance. Open Enrollment is happening now! Make sure families make decisions based on facts, not on fear. #ProtectFamilies #OpenEnrollment
7 days ago
Want to #ProtectFamilies and help immigrants know their rights? The #marketplace open enrollment period is happening now and @NHELP_org @NILC @CLASP_DC has resources to help immigrants & their families understand threats to #healthcare access.
1 week ago
"Child neglect cases in Deschutes County increased from 172 cases in 2014 to 362 cases in 2018, according to the Oregon Department of Human Services data."
#OurChildren #Oregon #DHS
2 weeks ago
Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences positively impacts a child through adulthood. #ACEs #Trauma #Oregon #OurChildren
2 weeks ago
In early 2019, Governor Kate Brown, state agencies, Early Learning Council members, and legislators unveiled Raise Up Oregon: A Statewide Early Learning System Plan. #OurChildren @Childinst @familyforward
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