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Conference Registration is Open

17 Sep 2019
Friday, November 1, will be the seventh year of 90by30's annual Conference! This year's theme is "Moving Foward: A Connected Child is a Protected Child," and will explore how connection of all kinds, from collaborative state programs to peer-to-peer relationships, can create safe, healthy communities for kids and families. Join us at Lane Community College's Center for Meeting and Learning by registering online here . The day's schedule: 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-9:45 Welcome Moving Forward: Child Abuse Prevention and Lane County 9:45-10:30 Keynote: Miriam Calderon, Director of the Oregon Early Learning Division, speaks on "Raise Up Oregon," the state's plan to unite leaders from early...

Mary Gordon to Speak in Eugene

26 Aug 2019
90by30 is excited to welcome Roots of Empathy founder and president Mary Gordon back to Eugene for a special presentation on Thursday, August 29. Mary is here to help celebrate the success of rural Lane County's pilot year of her groundbreaking program to teach children empathy and compassion through interactions with an infant. Next year, classrooms in all seven regions of the county, including Eugene and Springfield, will join the ROE pilot. The presentation on "Viewing the Classroom Climate Through the Lens of Attachment-Aware and Trauma-Informed Teaching" begins at 10:30 a.m. at Prairie Mountain School (5305 Royal Ave. in Eugene). This is a free event, but space is limited and seats are...

Having Fun at the Children's Celebration

5 Aug 2019
90by30's Eugene and Springfield teams were at the Willamalane Children's Celebration at Island Park on Saturday, August 3, and made quite a splash with a photo booth where guests could pose with a sign supporting the K(no)w More campaign. The line for photos was impressive, and both teams met lots of new people they hope will get involved in preventing child abuse in their communities. You can catch our two urban teams next at the Eugene-Springfield Pride Festival on August 10 at Alton Baker Park.

Around the O Highlights 90by30

24 Jun 2019
The Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect, 90by30, and the K(no)w More campaign were featured recently in the UO publication " Around the O ." More than a brief overview of 90by30's work to reduce child abuse, the article delves into the prevention strategies we've chosen, like Roots of Empathy, and explains how the K(no)w More website, which launched in April, is providing a way for community members to take action to create healthier, more nurturing communities for children and families. As CPAN Co-Director Jeff Todahl says, "We’ve found that a concerted effort that pulls in all aspects of a child’s community — parents, teachers, caregivers — one that points to actionable steps...

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...