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Meet Our Leadership Council

We are honored to have the support and guidance of a distinguished and bipartisan Leadership Council to oversee the Debate for Oregon's Future. Our Leadership Council is helping to prioritize the children’s issues to be covered at the event, identify child...

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A Look Back at Our June Community Conversations

Since 2017, Children First has visited communities across the state to listen to the dreams, concerns, and shared vision that Oregonians have for children. Through Community Conversations, we are exploring and understanding the distinct challenges facing children...

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2 days ago
Youth who age out of the foster care system are more likely to experience homelessness, and we know we can do better. Let's continue to help youth find the right support systems and living situation!

Thank you Oregon Housing Alliance for sharing.
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4 days ago
Join Children First for Oregon, @amprog, @centeronbudget, @fractweets, @hunger and more for a tweetstorm from 3-4p EST lifting up the latest attack on SNAP. Food for 3.1 million people is at stake. Raise your voice. #HandsOffSNAP
4 days ago
The "kicker" undermines Oregon's stability while handing big bonuses to the rich. It's time for Oregon to reform the kicker.
6 days ago
“We must put the well-being of children at the center of policies and actions in this country. Our children are our future, and they trust us as adults to make caring for them our highest priority."
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1 week ago
Housing instability continues to impact families across Oregon. We need to ensure that every American has a place to call home. Thank you Habitat for Humanity of Oregon for sharing.
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2 weeks ago
This week is National Health Center Week! Today, we appreciate the more than 430,000 patients who count on #OregonCHCs for their care in communities across the state! Thank you Oregon Primary Care Association for sharing. #NHCW2019 #ValueCHCs ChildrenFirstOR photo