11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger (Portland, OR) Erin engaged the religious community in dialogue and advocacy around the root causes of hunger in Oregon. She helped to expand the organization beyond the existing Portland roundtable … Read more
12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Oregon Food Bank (Portland, OR) Matt established a sustainable structure for two advocacy committees in the Portlandarea, one consisting of direct-service providers, and the other of their clients. Both committees partner with the Oregon Food … Read more
12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Children First of Oregon (Portland, OR) Lauren conducted research that documented the link between the high cost of child care and food insecurity in Oregon. Her project employed both quantitative and qualitative methods, including statistical … Read more
Connecting People to Power: How to Establish a Citizen’s Advocacy Group at a Food Bank guides service providers through the process of bringing together food pantry clients to participate in sustained advocacy. The guide provides helpful examples, models, and references … Read more
The Cost of Child Care explores family financial stability by focusing on the affordability of child care. The report uses Oregon Food Bank survey data to correlate families that incur high child care costs with the incidences of food insecurity. … Read more
15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Oregon Child Development Coalition (Portland, OR) Kelly completed a statewide assessment of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for child care providers in Oregon. Through a series of surveys and in-depth interviews with … Read more
15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force (Portland, OR) Eileen strengthened the capacity of federal child nutrition programs in Oregon by helping to develop a grant process that distributes funds to program sites and sponsors. She also … Read more
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Oregon Child Development Coalition (Portland, OR) Lindsay studied family child care providers’ participation in the Child and Adult Care Food program (CACFP) and highlighted success stories in Oregon, focusing on promoting program enrollment and retention … Read more
A Statewide Analysis of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Family Child Care Providers in Oregon examines declining CACFP enrollment rates and makes recommendations for improving participation.
The Afterschool Supper Program: An Oregon Case Study examines the efficacy and impact of this federal pilot program in Oregon.
State of Child Care in Oregon examines the impact of the 2008-2009 recession on the child care industry in Oregon, assessing how families with young children and the child care providers have been affected by the recession, high unemployment, and … Read more
Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon raises awareness about hunger, connects people to nutrition programs, and advocates for systemic changes … Read more