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Engaged Communities Preventing Child Abuse: The 90by30 Story

September 2019

This webinar discussed 90by30, a community-campus partnership based in Lane County, Oregon whose stated mission is to decrease child abuse 90% by the year 2030. This initiative is housed at the University of Oregon’s Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect (CPAN), a community engagement, public health model using the Strengthening Families Protective Factors approach within a Collective Impact framework.

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Increasing Business Investments in ECE: Leveraging Local Chambers of Commerce

August 2019

This presentation provided effective strategies on how to engage the business community through local chambers of commerce to increase investments in early care and education. Participants heard how Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Association of Washington Business worked together in Washington State to create such investments and the benefits it has provided to families, business, and the broader community. Presenters included Julia Barfield, Senior Manager at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation; Michele Beehler, Director of Human Resources at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories; and Amy Anderson, Government Affairs Director at the Association of Washington Business.

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Building Strong Local Alliances to Support Your PN-3 Agenda

August 2019

This presentation provided community engagement strategies for sharing power and building allies to help advance work in the prenatal-to-three space. Presenters shared frameworks for community engagement which increase levels of impact, trust and communication as well as what it takes to create conditions for full engagement where all participants feel welcomed, supported, and respected for their unique contributions.

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Local Financing Strategies for Early Childhood: Examples from Two Communities

August 2019

During this webinar, representatives from two EC-LINC communities shared how they created funding for local early childhood initiatives and discussed the successful ballot initiative that established the CSCPBC organization and the role it plays as a local funder of early childhood services in Palm Beach County. The speakers also shared tips on how to be successful with similar attempts in other communities and answered questions from participants.

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Advancing Healthy Outcomes: Eight Ways to Promote the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare through FFPSA

August 2019

This brief outlines how child welfare systems can implement these eight strategies to address existing disproportionalities and disparities for LGBTQ+ children, youth, and families, promote optimal well-being, and recognize and affirm the multidimensional identities of youth and families including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and immigration status.

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Reaching Isolated Families and Communities

July 2019

Dr. Rosemarie Allen helped participants understand possible reasons why certain families and communities might not be receptive to their outreach efforts, including physical or social isolation, previous negative experiences, language barriers, and more. She shared a strengths- based approach to supporting families in accessing programs and services. Dr. Allen’s approach emphasized extending dignity, creating a true sense of safety, and recognition of everyone’s unique identity in an effort to create authentic engagement with families and communities which have not been effectively served in the past.

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Building Protective Factors in a Family Resource Center Setting

July 2019

This webinar focused on supporting family-level protective factors in a family resource center setting. Dr. Malcolm Gaines from San Francisco's Safe & Sound shared strategies and ways they are innovating. 

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DULCE Family Specialist Profile: Palm Beach County, FL

July 2019

Family Specialists are the linchpin of the DULCE initiative, acting as a conduit between the family and the medical, legal, and early childhood systems. These profiles were produced from interviews with the two DULCE Family Specialists in Palm Beach County, Florida.

(2 pp)

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DULCE Family Specialist Profile: Lamoille Valley, VT

July 2019

Family Specialists are the linchpin of the DULCE initiative, acting as a conduit between the family and the medical, legal, and early childhood systems. This profile was produced from an interview with the DULCE Family Specialist in Lamoille County, VT. 

(1 pp)

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DULCE Family Specialist Profile: Alameda County, CA

July 2019

Family Specialists are the linchpin of the DULCE initiative, acting as a conduit between the family and the medical, legal, and early childhood systems. This profile was produced from an interview with the DULCE Family Specialist in Alameda County, CA. 

(1 pp)