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OHEA Mend the Gap Report Why Full Coverage Makes Sense for Oregon Although Oregon has made great progress in recent years in extending health insurance coverage to its people, the job is not done. The Issue: Here in Oregon, 383,000 people remain uninsured, threatening the prosperity of every county and the economic future of our state. Communities of color, LGBT communities, rural Oregonians, immigrant communities, women and low-income families...
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August 11, 2015
August 2015 (digital archive: save, share, translate) Farm to School and School Garden Program Expands Again; Goes Statewide: Upstream believes that tasty and healthy food in school cafeterias is critical to give kids the nutrition they need to succeed in school and in life, and to address Oregon’s persistent achievement gap. Toward that end, Upstream has been working since 2006 to promote Farm to School and School Garden programs, which help sch...
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August 05, 2014
Upstream is working with Multnomah County Health Department and the Oregon Health Equity Alliance (OHEA) as well as the Urban League, Center for Intercultural Organizing, the Alliance of Culturally Specific Behavioral Health Providers and Programs, and the Oregon Latino Health Coalition to implement a policy strategy that will curb youth access to and use of tobacco. But first, we need your help!! From August to September 2014, Upstream is conduc...
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