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State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR)

VOLUNTEER NOW Oregon is facing a public health care crisis due to COVID-19. As a health care professional in Oregon, the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR) needs your help today. SERV-OR is Oregon’s roster of licensed physicians, nurses, pharmacists, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), behavioral health providers, respiratory therapists and others who have registered to volunteer in response to local, state, and/or federal emergencies. Right now, health care...

Community giving to wildfire victims is overwhelming (K-DOCK 92.9)

FB post ***Community Giving to Wildfire Victims Overwhelming*** Local organizers of a grass roots effort to collect material donations for victims of the Almeda and Holiday Farm Fires are calling it an overwhelming success. Two van loads of household and emergency supplies were taken to both locations. Community donations filled those. Two First Student Bus Company busses will be ready to deliver their loads once a site that can accept is designated. Some of the larger donations included 10...

Influential Foster Youth Forum Calls for Sweeping Changes to Address Racism, Mental Health Issues []

By Ben Botkin, The Lund Report, August 31, 2020 A forum for current and former youth in foster care has called for sweeping changes to help children who have suffered trauma, are entering adulthood or belong to communities of color. The recommendations are the product of the Oregon Foster Youth Connection Policy Conference, a biennial forum for lawmakers, state agency officials, advocates and others interested in the state safety net. The conference, sponsored by the advocacy group Our...

Survey for ACEs Connection: PCEs, ACEs, and Health Outcomes

ACEs Connection, we need your help ! We are performing a research study to better understand the relationship between positive childhood experiences (PCEs), ACEs, and health outcomes in adulthood. All we need is 5-10 minutes of your time and your honesty to complete the following anonymous survey. With your help we can find a better way to combat ACEs and to support the development of children into resilient adults. Just a little bit more about the survey: This survey is sponsored by the...

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