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Data Media Roundup

Check out the press CFFO has been getting about the Oregon County Data Book and the concentrated poverty snapshot we released in collaboration with the Annie E Casey Foundation.   County Data Book From The World Link, written by Jillian Ward:...

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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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15 hours ago
The number of children needing foster homes in Jefferson, Crook, and Deschutes counties is on the rise. Foster youth in Central Oregon need safe and stable families to thrive. #OurChildren
2 days ago
"The welfare of our children is too important for us to risk dismantling a system widely acknowledged to be best for children. Placing value on familial and community ties makes a difference in the well-being of children." #OurChildren
3 days ago
Join us in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s civic engagement legacy by texting “Oregon” to 33339 and pledge to take the Census today! Thank you @wecountoregon for sharing.

#WeCountOregon #MLK #MLKjr #MLKDay #2020Census #CivilRights
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7 days ago
You Count: The Census is about you!

Every 10 years the government counts our communities to determine how much money to give you for services and resources. Being counted correlates to political representation and public resources. #WeCountOregon #OurChildren
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1 week ago
Families in Oregon continue to struggle with mental health. Our state needs increased support services to help rehabilitate folks who need treatment the most. #OurChildren
1 week ago
In 2020 taking the census is one of many ways Native Americans can engage in democracy to advocate for services and resources that heal and support our communities. Thank you @wecountoregon for sharing. #NativesCount #WeCountOregon ChildrenFirstOR photo