Forward Together works to ensure all Oregon families have the rights, recognition and resources they need to thrive. We work with women of color and trans/nonbinary individuals and their families on healthcare access, rights for all families, and building safe communities. One way we build power is by working to change laws and policies in Oregon.
We have created this guide to help you evaluate your healthcare needs, navigate your new insurance options, and choose the best plan for you and your family.
Our families make tough decisions every day — especially about healthcare. We trust Oregonians to make the right decision for themselves, whether that’s to become a parent or end a pregnancy.
Nuestras familias toman decisiones difíciles todos los días—especialmente acerca de los servicios de salud. Confiamos que las personas de Oregón toman la decisión correcta por sí mismas, ya sea convertirse en padres o interrumpir un embarazo.
The Oregon 101 visual timeline covers the resistance of communities, policies and programs that helped or harmed immigrant and refugee communities, and access to reproductive justice. This timeline helps participants learn about Oregon ballot measures that would target access to abortion, immigrant communities and communities of color. The timeline includes a trainer script and all materials necessary for organizations to conduct the workshop on their own. Download or preview the toolkit below.
During the fight to pass OR’s Reproductive Health Equity Act in 2017, Forward Together and APANO were concerned by anti-abortion legislators stereotyping Asian communities. This fact sheet shares how we can ensure racial profiling doesn’t end up in healthcare.
Created with One Oregon, this workshop helps participants to understand more about Oregon’s immigrant and refugee communities and learn about proposed ballot measures in 2018 that would target immigrant communities and communities of color. The workshop includes a trainer script and all materials necessary for organizations to conduct the workshop on their own.
Factsheet on Oregon’s 2017 Paid Family Medical Leave legislation, including stories of Forward Together leaders impacted by the inclusive definition of family used in the proposal.
Civic engagement means getting everyday folks involved in the decisions that affect our families and communities. Election season is an important time for us to speak up, and there are many ways we can all get involved in the process, regardless of our citizenship status. Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities know the decisions elected leaders make impact our daily lives.
In many states, voters are asked to make policy decision when they cast their votes for or against ballot measures. This Oregon voter guide looks at seven ballot measures and makes recommendations for how to vote to support all families in Oregon to thrive.