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Annual conference an opportunity to help reduce child abuse

The annual conference of the 90by30 initiative, an outreach unit of the University of Oregon College of Education, will be held March 11, 2016 in the Center for Meeting and Learning at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon.

90by30: Preventing child abuse by nurturing healthier communities

Jeffrey Todahl, director of the Center for the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect at the University of Oregon College of Education, and Phyllis Barkhurst, director of the 90by30 Initiative, described the center's plans for reducing child abuse in Lane County at a meeting of the City Club of Eugene.

Half a world away on the same road: 90by30's Australian counterparts

Did you know Lane County is .1 percent the size of Australia? Before you whip that fact out at your next party, you might want some context. The College of Education's 90by30 program is a grassroots effort to reduce child abuse in Lane County 90 percent by 2030. If that seems optimistic, imagine trying to achieve similar aims with about as many people in a place 1,000 times the size with 64 times the population.

Conference will support effort to address child abuse in Lane County

Lane County residents, prevention specialists, educators and others will come together April 25 at Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way, Eugene, for the third annual conference aimed at dramatically reducing child abuse in Lane County.

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