La Ley CROWN hace que sea ilegal discriminar a las personas de raza negra que usan trenzas, rizos, espirales (twists), nudos o peinados protectores (incluyendo una envoltura para la cabeza/cabello en el lugar de trabajo y en las escuelas públicas, colegios comunitarios y universidades).
This two-page document explains how the Crown Act protects Black Oregonians from hair discrimination at school and in the workplace.
I’m a high schooler in Portland, and have grown up in this city my…
The Forward Together field team in Oregon recently chilled with Portland artist, Daren Todd,…
Las elecciones son importantes porque los políticos crean leyes que ayudan o perjudican a nuestras familias. Ya sea que se trate de gentrificación, violencia policial o la lucha continua por los derechos de los inmigrantes, los líderes electos están tomando decisiones sobre qué tipo de Oregón escuchamos y quiénes son bienvenidos aquí.
Elections matter because politicians create laws that help or hurt our families. The policies that shaped Oregon—theft of Native lands, our formation as a whites-only state, and laws discriminating against non-white immigrants—continue today. Whether it’s gentrification, police violence, or the ongoing fight for immigrant rights, elected leaders are making decisions about what kind of Oregon we live in and who is welcome here.
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By participating in the Census, we can help Oregon families get the healthcare, housing, schools and other services we need to thrive.
Use this guide to learn how the Census affects your community and why you should take it.
The Oregon state budget provides resources for Oregon families – from schools to roads to addiction services. How does it work? How can Oregon families advocate for the resources our communities need? Developed by Forward Together, this workshop helps explain how the Oregon budget works.
Oregon families who experience hunger know what it’s like to make the tough, daily decision between food and other basic necessities. Our housing, childcare, medical and transportation costs are all increasing while our wages remain stagnant, and we are forced to make difficult decisions about where to make cuts in already too tight budgets. Oregonians experiencing hunger also know that elected leaders can make a remarkable difference in our daily lives.