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The best clue to the subject matter of social scientist Robert Putnam’s latest best-selling book is in the title, Our Kids. As Putnam surveys the growing schism between the haves and have-nots in America today, he pounds this concept home... Read More
Community leaders in Lane County, frustrated by rates of child abuse and neglect, two years ago launched an innovative program that aims to reduce these rates by 90% by the year 2030. It’s a bold goal, but one that community leaders... Read More
Here’s the good news: Upper middle class youth are doing better than ever before. Community activities are up. Shared family time is increasing. College attendance rates are holding steady.segregated along social class lines“Those are my... Read More
The statistics are startling. More than 10,000 Oregon children were confirmed victims of abuse in 2012. Of those, about 1,500 were sexual abuse. Nationally, experts estimate one in 10 children are sexually abused. More than 90% of the... Read More