- Who We AreAll great movements have started with people, because collective wisdom is stronger and smarter than any one individual. And we believe that it is time to leave partisan politics behind. We Can Do Better engages citizens in identifying barriers and solutions to improving health and health care for all.We combine traditional tools – community forums and workshops – with new media to bring people together. Online and in-person opportunities for the public to become informed, organize, and voice their opinions lead to real-time grassroots civic action that influences public policy debate. We want public and private programs to reflect our shared principles and framework. The process won’t always be easy or comfortable because we recognize we have tough choices ahead. We believe that positive and lasting social change only comes when engaged citizens work together in common cause. We Can Do Better is a non partisan space for civic engagement for people to develop strategies and solutions that inform public policy and result in better health and health care for all.
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In a move to support the health of families, Portland City Council voted to mandate 5 days paid sick leave.
Studies show kids need more P.E., not less
The role of nutrition in health really begins to make it’s mark
This is an interesting quiz on diet just published in the New York Times.
The AP has produced this FAQ on our health insurance exchange, now named Cover Oregon: While other states have fought President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul, known as the Affordable Care Act, Oregon has embraced it and is working hard to implement it. The law requires every state to have a new health insurance marketplace called an exchange. Oregon’s …