(Video) Family Resource Navigator at Earl Boyles is Empowering Families

Josué Peña-Juárez, the MFS Family Resource Navigator at Earl Boyles Elementary School is doing outstanding work!

“Peña-Juárez is building relationships with families, helping them access resources and services they need and, ultimately, empowering them to support their children’s healthy development and educational achievement.”

In a recent article by The Children’s Institute, Josué is highlighted for his one-of-a-kind position at the public school.

Check out the video after the jump!

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Assistant Professor at PSU, Ann Curry-Stevens at MFS Winter All-Staff Meeting

Assistant Professor at PSU, Ann Curry-Stevens (pictured with MFS CEO Judy Strand) presented at the MFS Winter All Staff Meeting as part of our commitment to equality and cultural responsiveness. Ann summarized her research findings that document disparities experienced by communities of color in the Portland Metro Region. Ann’s presentation was timely because MFS is in the process of using its new information management system to more precisely measure impact among communities of color. More about Ann’s work can be found at http://www.coalitioncommunitiescolor.org/ccc-dataresearch/

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Hunger Relief

MFS Hunger Relief programs are becoming increasingly important as more families continue to turn to MFS for food support. We strive to improve the health of the communities we serve through steady access to safe and nutritious food. We continue to form critical partnerships with other agencies and with community members to fight for food security and…

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