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Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration

10 Jun 2019
It doesn't get much cuter than the pictures from Saturday's Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration marking the end of program's first year in Lane County schools. It was a chance to say thank you to all the families, instructors, schools - and, of course, the babies - that made piloting Roots of Empathy so exciting. Thanks as well to Program Implementation Coordinator Sara Loveless, who planned this beautiful morning on the patio at Willamalane Adult Activity Center, and to MSW Intern Laura Clegg for the fantastic photography. We are excited to kick off the 2019-2020 school year in even more classrooms. If you're interested in helping to change the world child by child, we're still looking for...

Wrapping Up CAPM 2019

1 May 2019
Child Abuse Prevention Month 2019 is officially over, but we're excited to continue the momentum begun during CAPM to keep spreading the word about our new Know More website , which is full of ways to make a difference in the lives of families and kids every day of the year. All seven of 90by30's Lane County regions really went to town with promoting awarenress this year. From pinwheel gardens to painted store windows to articles in local papers, our Regional Leadership Teams really put in the work this year. Thank you everyone who dressed in blue, attended a 90by30 open house, or otherwise stood up for children during the key month of April!

Springfield's Prevention Planning - Complete!

29 Apr 2019
The Springfield Regional Team just wrapped up its Prevention Planning process - meaning all seven of our Lane County regions have reached that major milestone! Thanks to everyone who participated - and to Hamlin Middle School and United Way of Lane County for hosting the sessions. 100 Mile Bakery, Papa's Pizza, Round Table Pizza, and Ta Ra Rin Thai Cuisine all provided food for our hungry team and community members. The team is now writing its Prevention Plan, and excited to be moving into the next stage of making Springfield a safer, healthier place for kids and families.

Calling All Volunteers

24 Apr 2019
We're always looking for new members of our Regional Leadership Teams - as well as volunteers interested in working in the 90by30 office. Yesterday, Administrative Assistant Donna Simpson and Research Assistant Celia Caffery were at the UO's Family and Human Services Resource Fair to spread the word about internship opportunities at 90by30 and the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect. Wherever you live in Lane County - Eugene, Cottage Grove, Florence, Junction City - you can make a difference in the lives of children and families by getting involved with 90by30. Email us at friends@90by30.com for more information!

Visit Our New Website!

16 Apr 2019
We're halfway through Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we are excited to officially launch 90by30's new website and media campaign, K(no)w More . When we know more, we can say no more to child abuse and neglect - and we can work together to keep kids safe, healthy, and nurtured. All of us want kids and youth in our community to be safe, but it’s not always clear what each of us can do to reduce child abuse and neglect. K(no)w More points to many practical steps we can all take. Whatever your role in the community – a friend, educator, business owner, a person of faith – there are ways you can support parents and kids in Lane County. There are things we can all do every day and resources we...

CAPM News Coverage

4 Apr 2019
90by30's Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts are receiving lots of local news coverage! The Cottage Grove Sentinel ran an article entitled " Raising Awareness One Pinwheel at a Time " about South Lane's commitment to reducing child abuse and neglect that highlighted the K(no)w More website and media campaign launching on April 15. South Lane Regional Leadership Team Coordinator Rachel Nordquist spoke to the importance of the campaign's theme of "A connected child is a protected child" and its message that we all have a role to play in helping kids and families: I think its everybody’s place to learn the skills and the tools to be able to just be an advocate for a struggling parent or...

The 2019 CAPM Toolkit is Here!

2 Apr 2019
This year's Child Abuse Prevention Month toolkit, which contains local resources for parents, ways to get involved in April by wearing blue on Blue Friday or marking Blue Sunday with your faith community, and a sample of the K(no)w More website that will launch on April 15, is available now. Download a copy by clicking here and share it with your coworkers, friends, and family!

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

1 Apr 2019
Child Abuse Prevention Month is off to an artistic start in North Lane, where Regional Leadership Team Coordinator Terah Van Dusen and Friends of 90by30’s resident artist Lana Blair decorated windows this weekend to raise awareness of CAPM. A huge thank you goes out to Veneta’s Pacific Hometown Insurance and Red Barn Properties for providing the blank “canvas”!

The Family Acceptance Project: Family Support for LGBTQ Youth

12 Mar 2019
90by30 is proud to be a cosponsor of The Family Acceptance Project: Family Support for LGBTQ Youth . This training on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Lane Community College features Dr. Caitlin Ryan and is designed for teachers, behavioral health providers, peer support providers, faith leaders, doctors, and community members who want to make a difference in the lives of LGBTQ youth. Attendees will learn about the Family Acceptance Project, the world’s first research, intervention, education and policy initiative that helps diverse families learn to support their LGBTQ children to prevent serious health risks and promote well-being. Family rejection increases family conflict that can...

Weather Cancels Springfield Prevention Planning

28 Feb 2019
Tonight's Springfield Prevention Planning session scheduled to begin at 5:30 at Hamlin Middle School has been canceled due to weather-related school closures. We'll resume the Prevention Planning process next week on March 7.