Meet the Team: Ashley Light

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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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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Our Children Oregon Statement on Gun Violence

As yet another school shooting leaves families and communities shattered, Our Children Oregon grieves with the loved ones of those children and teachers in Uvalde killed in yesterday’s act of gun violence. Our schools should be safe spaces for our children to learn, build relationships, and grow towards a thriving future...

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It’s Time for Oregon Families to Claim their Final Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) Payment!

The Children’s Agenda release 2022 legislative agenda. Over ~120 community partners urge legislators to advance commitments from the 2021 session and address longstanding inequalities towards a more just future for Oregon children and their families...

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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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