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TedTalks

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). We’ve found a wonderful selection of parenting information.

To see more videos on parenting, visit the Parenting Success Network’s YouTube page.

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Oregon Community Foundation Grant

In May 2019, the Parenting Success Network received a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to facilitate a coalition of organizations in Linn, Benton, and Lincoln Counties in order to coordinate services, enhance access to and provide quality parenting education for parents and professional development for parenting educators.

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Nicole Kalita Summer Activities List

The much anticipated list of events for summer fun in Albany. We are grateful to Nicole, our LBCC Parenting Education Instructor, for her hard work finding all of these great summer activities.

2019 Albany Family Summer Activities

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Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter

The July 2019 issue of the Oregon Parenting Together Newsletter has arrived.  This issue focuses on the importance of the early years. Understanding the basics of early development can help parents and
caregivers know what to expect and how to best support a child as they grow and change.

To download the English newsletter, please click here.

To download the Spanish newsletter, please click here.

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May Speaking Event Wrap-up

On Monday, May 20, 2019, the Parenting Success Network held their 6th Annual Speaking Event, with Dr. Ann Masten, a Professor of Child Development from the University of Minnesota who studies resilience in human development, particularly in the context of poverty, homelessness, war, disaster, and migration.  Dr. Masten was the keynote speaker at the OSU Parenting Educator Conference earlier in the day, and then came over to LBCC and addressed local parents at the Tripp Theater on campus.

We had a good turn-out for the event, and Dr. Masten proved to be a very engaging and enjoyable speaker.  We appreciate those who took the time to attend, and as promised, here is a link to the hand-outs from Dr. Masten’s presentation.

Also, we are pleased to announce that next year’s event will be held on Monday, May 18, 2020, and our keynote speaker will be Dr. Chandra Ghosh Ippen, an Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at the University of California, San Francisco.  Save the date!! We will be providing more details as the event gets closer.