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Voices on Oregon’s health care services

Voices on Oregon’s health care services

When it comes to health care in Oregon, location is everything. That was the overwhelming takeaway from the Oregon Voices survey, which asked residents from across the state for their personal experiences with a variety of critical issues.
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Artist Lisa Jarrett

Oregon artist stirs conversation

For visual artist Lisa Jarrett, art is about much more than making objects. It is about exploring identity, forging connections, creating community and providing opportunities.
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Nancy Castillo-McKinnis, K'Lynn Lane, and Tracy Kennedy join the TFFF Team as Field Coordinators

Meet our newest field coordinators

Field coordinators are at the heart of The Ford Family Foundation’s Community Building Approach. These locally based team members serve as resources and agents for change in their community, whether that community is a rural region or a specific population.
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