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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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RSVP to the 2018 OFYC Policy Luncheon!

You’re invited to the Oregon Foster Youth Connection (OFYC) Policy Conference Luncheon! This is your opportunity to hear directly from OFYC leaders about their vision to help the nearly 8,000 youth who are in foster care today in our state. The OFYC Policy Conference...

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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 June! Join us on Tuesdays in June (June 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th) to support Children First as you sip tasty beer! Deschutes Brewery...

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Speak up to Support Oregon Students

The Joint Committee on Student Success is a group of legislators tasked with identifying what’s working — and what’s not working — in Oregon schools. Over the next few months, they will be visiting 9 counties throughout the state to gather community feedback about...

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1 day ago
Wow! Over 4,000 people showed up in Salem today to tell legislators that NOW is the time to support our students and fund Oregon schools!

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2 days ago
TOMORROW: Join us & thousands of community members at the March for Our Students in Salem. This is our chance to demand action from lawmakers to fund our schools by passing a revenue bill that invests in students & their futures!

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2 days ago
Did you know that members of Oregon Foster Youth Connection share their perspectives and expertise with federal decision-makers, too? Learn about how one of our members took action in Washington, DC!

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2 days ago
It's time to make prevention a priority in Oregon. For every dollar that we invest in early childhood prevention programs such as home visiting, they yield dividends with greater dollars down the line.

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3 days ago
Join us & thousands of community members on Monday, February 18th at the March for Our Students in Salem. This is our chance to demand action from lawmakers to fund our schools by passing a revenue bill that invests in students & their futures!

Sign up: https://t.co/C2EOmFU0Xs https://t.co/YYXMgmIsDf
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3 days ago
Legislators, advocates, students, teacher, and parents all agree that the status quo of underfunded education in our state just won't work. Our schools need more resources to meet the needs of all of Oregon’s students.

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