Immigration Related

immphoto1. Understanding the Immigration Experience in Oregon

Research, Analysis, and Recommendations from University of Oregon Scholars, May 2008
Labor, Education, and Research Center, University of Oregon

2. CSWS 2008 Immigration Conference report

Proceedings from our 2008 conference on Gender, Families, and Latino/a Immigration in Oregon:  The first part is in English, the second part is in Spanish followed by an appendix in English.


Welfare Related

1. Oregon Families Who Left Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or Food Stamps

  • Volume I – A Study of Economic and Family Well-Being from 1998 to 2000.
  • Volume II – In-Depth Interview Themes and Family Profiles
Lisa Gonzales, Joan Acker, Sandra Morgen & Jill Weigt

Welfare Study Authors: Lisa Gonzales, Joan Acker, Sandra Morgen, Jill Weigt

Co-principal investigators: Joan Acker and Sandra Morgen
Project Manager: Terri Heath
Research Associates: Kate Barry, Lisa Gonzales, Jill Weigt

Welfare Research Team, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon
Part of the Women in the Northwest Initiative,
January 2001

Access the StudyTo access the study, please follow the links provided to Volume 1 and/or Volume 2. Within each volume is a table of contents. Both volumes are in PDF format. They are readable through Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free, downloadable program.

2. Policy Perspectives, our comments to state policy makers about the effects of Welfare Reform in Oregon.

Four two-page summary sheets (PDF versions)

  1.  The Oregon Health Plan
  2.  Employment-Related Daycare
  3.  Refundable Working Family Child Care Tax Credit
  4.  Education

3. Recommendations for TANF Reauthorization Ideas, sent to the Office of Family Assistance, Department of Health and Human Services.