Oregon

News

Under stress: Coronavirus takes a toll on Oregon’s foster system

April 4, 2020 The Oregonian Oregon’s coronavirus response is raising new challenges in the state’s troubled foster care system, just as years of sustained public scrutiny, leadership changes and increased state spending were beginning to yield improvements. Column here.


Advocacy

Oregon organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Oregon organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here. Children’s InstituteHappy Valley Montessori SchoolOregon AllianceOregon Association of Relief NurseriesOregon Montessori AssociationOur Children OregonPrevent Child Abuse OregonTrillium Family Services