Homeschooled through high school and went through Oak Brook College of Law’s paralegal program for her senior year. Before coming to the Freedom Foundation, she worked as a kitchen substitute in the Sweet Home High School and she also worked with TCB Security as event staff at multiple county fairs and other events such as the Rose Festival in Portland and Oktoberfest in Mount Angel.
In her spare time, Grace enjoys writing poetry, creating song arrangements, playing any instrument she can get a hold of, observing the great outdoors, and hanging out with her family – her parents, 2 sisters, and 8 brothers.
“We do the essential jobs that keep Oregon working. We’ve been called ‘heroes’ during the pandemic. We risk our lives …
Public-sector employees who enter the “playground” of the state are told by their purported defender, the union, that the playground bully is the employer.
James Whitebread first opted out of AFSCME 75 a year ago this month. Shortly thereafter, he received the same response from the union hundreds of public-sector employees across the state have – he was informed he couldn’t opt out until an arbitrary, 15-day window of opportunity opening the following April — seven months later.