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Trauma-Informed Schools Project Launches

10 Sep 2020
September kicked off a new partnership between CPAN/90by30; The Trauma Healing Project; Oregon Research Schools Network; and South Coast ESD, which comprises 10 school districts in Coos and Curry counties. This three-year effort to build trauma-informed schools systems in those communities began with a three-day "Trauma Informed Care" training and will include weekly support to "Student Support Specialists," systems-level/structural change with administrators, and evaluation.

Jeff Todahl to Speak at Parenting Now! Event

24 Jun 2020
Join 90by30 co-founder and CPAN Director of Research Jeff Todahl at Parenting Now!'s virtual "Family Matters: Raising Children in a COVID World" event this Sunday, June 28, at 4 p.m. Jeff will discuss the issues facing families in the wake of the global outbreak and the importance of positive, healthy parenting. Register here for the live webinar, or watch it later on Parenting Now!'s website . You can also find out more on Facebook .

Mapleton Community Foundation Helps Fund Roots of Empathy

13 Jun 2020
Thank you to the Mapleton Community Foundation for last month's generous $1,000 grant to the West Lane team to fund the Mapleton Roots of Empathy program for first- and second-graders during the 2020-21 school year. We are so grateful for the Foundation's support and for its commitment to helping change the world, child by child!

In Memory: Sid Johnson

2 Jun 2020
Sid Johnson, a friend to many and a member of 90by30’s Steering Committee, died at home on May 27, surrounded by family, after a short battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Many of you met Sid; some of you knew him well. Following a long career in national politics and child abuse prevention advocacy, Sid retired to Eugene where he dedicated many hundreds of hours to CASA, the Trauma Healing Project, and 90by30. He led with thoughtfulness, compassion, and a quick wit. Sid was a champion of early learning and child abuse prevention national legislation – including as Senior Legislative Aid to Walter Mondale. His work to pass high quality child care for all was featured in the groundbreaking...

The 90by30 Annual Report is Here!

22 Apr 2020
2019 was a big year for 90by30 - and you can read all about it in our first annual report. Click here for a recap of the research and community activities, including the Welcome Baby Box and Roots of Empathy, from last year. We launched our K(no)w More website , piloted the Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Study, and had amazing involvement during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Pinwheel Gardens for CAPM

14 Apr 2020
We've understandably scaled back our usual CAPM activities this year as Oregonians stay home and stay safe, but you'll still see pinwheel gardens in some Lane County regions, and see our "Child Abuse IS Preventable" posters in Dari Mart windows, Here are a few pictures from Veneta, Florence, Mapleton, and Pleasant Hill of the blue gardens popping up in those areas.

KRVM "Focus on Community" Interviews Jeff Todahl

3 Apr 2020
90by30 and the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect's Jeff Todahl was featured on KRVM today as part of the station's weekly "Focus on Community" feature. Jeff spoke with host Adam Huizenga about 90by30's mission; CPAN's Oregon Child Abuse Prevalence Study, which aims to get a clearer picture of abuse rates in our state by surveying high school students; and the K(no)w More website , where everyone can find a role to play in reducing child abuse and neglect. Listen to the interview here .

A Month of Appreciation

2 Apr 2020
Child Abuse Prevention Month looks a little bit different this year, as we all adjust to life during the COVID-19 crisis. You'll still see some pinwheel gardens, and hear our PSA urging folks to support parents and visit the K(no)w More website on the radio. Local Dari Mart locations are displaying "Child Abuse IS Preventable" posters. But given these uncertain, unprecedented times, we've decided to take the month of Aprl - and beyond - to appreciate the individuals and organizations who keep our community strong, connected, and healthy. We'll be posting a new "gratitude graphic" every day on Facebook . On April 1, we honored health care workers , who are on the front lines of keeping us...

Remembering Jim Bartko

17 Mar 2020
Jim Bartko, who pledged the proeeds of his recent autobiography "Boy in the Mirror" to a UO scholarship fund and to the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect, passed away yesterday, March 16. With deep sadness and gratitude for Jim's legacy, we will do everything we can to honor his memory by continuing to share his story and message. Read today's Register-Guard article on Jim's life here . Co-author Bob Welch says of Jim's book, "He wanted to do this for the right reason: to help other people. He didn’t care about the repercussions. It was important for him to share this part of his life.”

"Boy in the Mirror" Proceeds to Support CPAN

16 Mar 2020
This March, former UO Associate Athletic Director Jim Bartko released "Boy in the Mirror," an autobiography about his life in athletics and his sexual assault by a Catholic priest as a child. Proceeds from sales of the book will go to a scholarship fund and to the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect to support 90by30's work. CPAN co-directors Jeff Todahl and Phyllis Barkhurst were invited to write the book's afterword, in which they note: “It is an important moment when survivors break their silence to talk about their experiences, especially when it is done, as it is here, in part to support other survivors who may or may not have ever talked about what happened to them." Jeff...