Meet Jessica Laxton! She’s a hardworking and dedicated fellow of Our Children, Our Future. Currently residing in Cowen, West Virginia, Jessica is a Parent Educator with the Nicholas County Parents as Teachers, and Nicholas County Starting Points. She first became involved with Our Children, Our Future while working for Nicholas County Starting Points and Nicholas County Parents … Continue Reading ››
Members of the Our Children, Our Future Campaign will showcase the coalition’s state-level initiatives to reduce child poverty at a Congressional briefing Friday, May 20, in Washington, D.C. They were one of only two state-based organizations nationwide to be invited. The Our Children, … Continue Reading ››
It was almost 7 a.m. when I put on my black, pointed-toe dress shoes. My stomach hurt and my pits were already sweaty. I was leaving for the annual Our Children, Our Future (OCOF) Kids and Families Day at the … Continue Reading ››
By Phil Kabler/Gazette-Mail A coalition of 18 citizen and community organizations kicked off a campaign Monday for passage of a state Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income workers, unveiling a website that shows the economic impact of the credit, by legislative districts.
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