OFYC Member Spotlight – Hanna Love

Continuing the Foster Care Awareness Month blog series, Hanna L. of Oregon Foster Youth Connection (OFYC) shares her perspectives within foster care and as an active OFYC member in her own words...

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OFYC Member Spotlight – Sam S

Continuing the Foster Care Awareness Month blog series, Sam S of Oregon Foster Youth Connection (OFYC) shares her perspectives within foster care and as an active OFYC member in her own words...

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OFYC Member Spotlight – Sam D

Continuing the Foster Care Awareness Month blog series, Sam D of Oregon Foster Youth Connection (OFYC) shares her perspectives within foster care and as an active OFYC member in her own words...

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2021 Oregon KIDS COUNT Data Cards Release: The Future for Oregon’s Children is Tied to Today’s Investments

Now is the time for our legislators, county leaders, and other public officials to commit to continued and new strategic investments for children, their families, and our communities...

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Keeping Children Connected: Policy Efforts to Improve Broadband Access and Affordability (Part 2)

As part one of this blog described, broadband access and affordability in Oregon is essential for children, families, and individuals. Recognizing the importance of addressing and improving broadband availability, many of Oregon’s legislators are working to implement and further policy changes this legislative session...

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Keeping Children Connected: Broadband internet access and affordability in Oregon is essential (part 1)

As more people gain access to COVID-19 vaccinations, we are looking at a post-pandemic life that will look quite different than pre-pandemic. As the lasting tragedy and economic devastation caused by the pandemic continues, this moment also presents an opportunity to mindfully address long-standing socioeconomic and equity issues that have been laid bare. Among these issues is access to broadband internet...

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Child tax credit expansion set to benefit 90% of Oregon’s children under 18
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Child tax credit expansion set to benefit 90% of Oregon’s children under 18

Millions of children and families across the country and in Oregon will be lifted out of poverty and receive much-needed economic relief through the expansion of two major Child Tax Credits, provisions of the American Rescue Plan COVID relief legislation...

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