Meet the Team: Linda Dixon

Linda joined the team in 2019 and continues to support the staff and Board with Human Resources, Accounting, Payroll, and Development functions. Her career began in corporate HR before moving to nonprofit health and welfare organizations and her diverse background includes Human Resources (Payroll, Benefits & Compensation), Accounting, Development, and educational program production…

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Meet the Team: Jenifer Wagley

Jenifer has been with the organization since 2019, leading the merger efforts to form Our Children Oregon. She brings 15 years of experience in community development/affordable housing, grass-roots power building, and organizational leadership to the role…

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Meet OCO’s 2022 Youth ACT Leaders!

Earlier this year, Our Children Oregon invited all Oregonians age 24 and under to apply for a paid, 8-month youth leadership opportunity to plan and implement a youth-powered debate for the state’s next governor. The Youth ACT Leaders Team is composed of nine youth from across the state that are passionate about improving the lives of Oregon’s children and families…

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OCO Team Members Share Recent and Upcoming Leadership Opportunities

Team members at OCO have had some exciting leadership opportunities over the past year and more are on the horizon as enter the second half of 2022. Today, we are excited to spotlight the stories of Jenifer, James, Ashley, and Jyoni, experiences that will inform and deepen both their work at the organization and strengthen their commitment to the communities and people of Oregon…

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Meet our Spring & Summer Interns!

Undergraduate and graduate students participate in Our Children Oregon’s paid Equity in Policy and Advocacy Internship program to meaningfully contribute to advancing our mission…

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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…

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