Feel the Wins as We Ready for the 2022 Legislative Session

Last year, advocates rallied during the 2021 legislative session for meaningful change for children and families throughout Oregon. The advocacy efforts of The Children’s Agenda and other dedicated advocates contributed to nearly 1.1 billion in new investments and impactful legislation...

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Read more about the article Report Release: Release of Our Children Oregon’s Child Care Conundrum Issue Brief
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Report Release: Release of Our Children Oregon’s Child Care Conundrum Issue Brief

The latest data on the child care industry in Oregon highlights complex, long-standing issues and barriers facing caregivers, providers, and children alike across the state. Research from state universities and national organizations is consolidated in a new issue brief from Our Children Oregon entitled Oregon’s Child Care Conundrum: Hurdles, Disparities, and Opportunities Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic...

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Meet the Team: Jyoni Tetsurō Shuler

Jyoni joined OCO in early 2021, joining the team in the new role of Research Analyst. In their capacity, they steward our research and data work, collaborate with partners across Oregon to achieve greater research and data justice, and prepare issue briefs and reports on current issues impacting our state’s children and families...

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2021 National KIDS COUNT Report Release: Smart Policy and Investments Can Strengthen Pandemic Recovery

Oregon ranks 25th nationally according to the 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing how families have fared between the Great Recession and the COVID-19 crisis...

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