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Community Vitality Publication »

A twice-yearly publication that shares success stories, and spotlights current and emerging community leaders. 

Select Books »

Resources that can make a difference in your community. Free to residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif.

Community Builders exchange 

An occasional e-newsletter to help rural community builders learn and stay connected. Subcribe now.

Facebook: Rural community builders NW »

A place to connect with the Ford Institute community on Facebook.

The Wisdom of Communities »

A report by the former director of the Ford Institute detailing how the Institute helps rural people achieve their own vision of vitality.
Residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., may order the report for free from Select Books »
Anyone may download a PDF of the report here 

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study 

A report exploring how the ACE Study findings are being applied in Oregon. Residents of Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif., may order the report for free from Select Books »
Anyone may download a PDF of the report here 

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Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative

This report summarizes the work of the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative, 2010-2015. The initiative supports expanded access to best practice parenting education programs.

Opportunities to Expand Effective Parenting Education in Oregon » 

Professors John Geldof and Karen Volmar of Oregon State University have completed a report on the developing intersections between parenting education Hubs and Coordinated Care Organizations. 

Rural Communities Explorer »

Information to help local citizens and policy makers make better decisions about issues in Oregon rural communities.

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