Past Summits


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2018 Annual Membership Summit
​Building Community Resilience  - A "Pair of ACES"
Presenting: Dr. Wendy Ellis, DrPH(c); MPH & Caitlin Murphy, MPA-PNP
​May 9-11, 2018

This year, the Oregon Alliance of Children’s program held their 2018 annual Summit at the beautiful Resort at the Mountain, at the base of Mt. Hood. Featuring Dr. Wendy Ellis and her team from Washington DC, to teach leaders of our memberships about Building Community Resilience, BCR.
BCR is a George Washington University led national collaborative and network seeking to improve the health of children, families and communities by sparking engagement between community services and public and private systems to create a protective buffer against ​Adverse Childhood Experiences, ACEs.
2018 Annual Summit
BCR Key ​Terms and Concepts
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Adverse Community Environments
Community Resilience
Toxic Stress
Social Determinants of Health
Trauma-Informed Care
“Rich Soil Results in a Resilient Community”
Doug Riggs, awarded the Children's Champion Award
Janet Arenz, awarded the first ever annual, Janet Arenz Diamond Award
Janet Hamada, awarded for her 10th year on the board
​BCR was able to make personal connections for Oregon by using data such as posted in the graph below. They were also able to offer new ways for our community leaders to show how directly the data correlates to the lives of the people around them. 

2016 Summit Overview


2016 Annual Membership Summit
“Not Your Mother’s Nonprofit”
Featuring Author:
Vu Le, Executive Director, Rainer Valley Corps
Building culturally specific leadership for non profits, blogger
"Non Profit with Balls" AKA "Non Profit AF"




2015 Annual Membership Summit
"Going from Good to Great in Relationship Perceptions" 
Presenting: Fred Lee

A nationally recognized expert in service excellence & author of
If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently