The Foundation is big on teaching the next generation

nextgenawardessay2015justinbretchThe Foundation recently did an essay contest for Oregon students and young leaders.   The winner won a new Apple Watch.  Read his winning essay: Iraq soldier on duty of politics

yy-youth-capitolTaxpayer Foundation hosted a meeting at the Salem State Capitol where students and young leaders were able to see and tour the State Capitol and meet several state lawmakers to learn how our local democracy works.   For many, this was their first ever visit to the Oregon Capitol.

yy-youth-pizza-portland-nearmanWe hosted a Portland Pizza Summit with two dozen students and young leaders who were able to meet in person many State Senators and State Representatives (Rep. Mike Nearman above).  It makes a difference when people are given a chance to ask questions directly to their elected leaders and learn more on how our taxes and government work.