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When it comes to keeping the most vulnerable residents safe and healthy, the actions of community leaders throughout Oregon demonstrate that community building and public health create a powerful combination. Since the beginning of... Read More
A bright, engaging book about a can-do young person, Sofia Valdez, Future Prez is a quick read with a lasting message: Even kids can make a difference. The rhyming picture book begins with a word portrait of the second-grader that young... Read More
The West Valley Community Campus buzzes with activities. Serving the communities of Willamina, Sheridan and Grand Ronde, it’s home to a variety of regular events for the public, from belly dancing classes to music performances, from dog... Read More
On the second Sunday of this month, neighbors in Southern Oregon’s Upper Cow Creek area know what they will be doing for dinner. It’s the same thing their parents and, in some cases, their grandparents did — get together at the community... Read More
When the Ford Institute for Community Building made the commitment to move from leadership development to community development two years ago, the focus began to shift to community builders.“We have so many Community Ambassadors and Ford... Read More
Community building is a complex process with a lot of moving parts. It helps to know what has worked. Many people start by doing extensive research into what has worked in similar towns, but doing the research that identifies these... Read More