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CHIP Gets Short-Term Fix, Oregon Families Still Anxious

The following was published by Public News Service on December 29, 2017. A last-minute deal in Congress to provide short-term funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program hasn't done much to alleviate stress for states and parents going into the new year. Known...

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Report: Youth in Poverty Will Likely Live so as Adults

The following was published in the Argus Observer on December 22, 2017.  Children in Malheur County are facing obstacles when it comes to financial stability, child welfare and future success. That information comes from annual reports from two state organizations,...

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2,660 Children with Food Insecurity in Columbia County

The following was published in the Chronicle Online on December 9, 2017. Casey Wheeler, Executive Director of Columbia Pacific Food Bank said that in the St. Helens School District one in five students are eligible for food bank services. 30-50 families visit the St....

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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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A "yes" vote on Measure 101 will protect coverage for Oregon's 400,000 children who depend on Medicaid for doctor's visits and the life-saving care they need.

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In a world full of uncertainty and turmoil, students need meaningful connections with caring adults more than ever. By transforming schools into communities of caring, we can create a climate where every student feels safe and valued.

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2 days ago
Young people are vital members of our communities. Kudos to the youth volunteers who make community dinners possible in Phoenix!

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3 days ago
Every new parent deserves the help they need to raise healthy, successful kids. Unfortunately, too many expectant and new dads struggle to find information about pregnancy, parenthood, and their own mental health while raising a child.

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4 days ago
Too many Oregon kids are missing out on early learning opportunities that give them a strong start in life. We can fix this! https://t.co/nCbBBdC8Z4
4 days ago
Bolstering preventative care with a "yes" vote on Measure 101 will help us in ensuring that the next generation of Oregonians have the skills needed to be productive workers, caring family members, and good citizens.

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