Family Articles

community building Douglas county

It started with breakfast

Life can be challenging for children who live with chronic health conditions. When they also experience adverse family or community circumstances — poverty, foster care, substance abuse or the death of a parent — their chances of thriving decline dramatically.
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Mabel and the Fire book

Processing wildfire trauma

When Roseburg author Alison Hinson published her children’s book Mabel and the Fire, she had no idea how quickly it would become relevant in her home county.
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Early Works Yoncala

Getting ready for kindergarten

It was summertime, but one room at Yoncalla Elementary School was alive with the sounds of children — young children. They were in the Family Room, a space where parents and their children can gather, socialize, volunteer and learn.
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