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.
Wendy Ellis introducing BCR to the members
2018 Annual Summit
BCR Key Terms and Concepts
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Adverse Community Environments
Social Determinants of Health
“Rich Soil Results in a Resilient Community”
2018 Summit Award Winners: Janet Arenz, Janet Hamada, and Doug Riggs
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.
As part of the Summit, statewide members were able to
come together to brainstorm ideas on how to spark
the BCR movement.
Determining Policy Goals and Priorities
Small Groups worked on developmenting a call into action by addressing topics on what the most prevelant needs were in their communities.
They then brainstormed ideas of ways to successfully execute taking action on these needs by deciding who they would need to contact in order to obtain the necessary tools and allies for their common mission.
Members enjoying appetizers, wine tasting and good company
A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Stoel Rives Attorneys at Law
Trillium Family Services
Options Counseling and Family Services
J Bar J Youth Services
501c Agencies Trust
Northwest Grassroots Communications Inc.
The Alliance would not have been able to effectively offer and mange the 2018 BCR Summit if it were not
for your support of our mission.
We thank our sponsors for all of their generous donations.
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The Oregon Alliance Safe Kids, Healthy Families, Strong Communities
We advocate for the needs of children and families, and for the people who provide them services. We work to assure Oregon is prioritizing children as its top investment.
Phone: (503) 399-9076
15 82nd Drive
Gladstone, OR 97027