HB 4011 Child Welfare Cultural Equity Program

This bill creates qualified mental health associate incentive program within Oregon Health Authority to train a diverse workforce for child welfare service providers to meet children’s cultural diversity needs. Fills the need to replace workers forced to leave. Fiscal Responsibility Appropriates $250,000 from General Fund to provide loan repayment subsidies to qualified mental health associates serving children in child-caring agencies….

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HB 4031 Education employment goal to match diverse student percentage

Signed into Law by Gov Brown on 03/23/2022 This bill establishes state goal that percentage of diverse employees employed by Department of Education reflects percentage of diverse students in public schools. Provides for $10,000 scholarship for training of diverse educators. Fiscal Responsibility In addition to any other form of student financial aid authorized by law, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission…

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