Tag Archives: Medford

A Little Perspective Please

Posted by Randy on January 22, 2013 I belong to a group in Southern Oregon called CAN, Child Abuse Network. We meet monthly to discuss child abuse, the work each of us are doing and what we can do together to help end this horrific epidemic. An outcome of one of our meetings was to take a public stand on community responsibility to monitor offenders and support victims. We wrote an op-ed based on local cases and what we saw as past failures and how …

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Southern Oregon Public Television Interviews Cindy McElhinney

Recently I had the privilege to participate via Skype in a recorded interview for Immense Possibilities, a weekly program on Southern Oregon Public Television.  This innovative program shines the light on people and groups solving challenges to create healthier more vibrant communities.  Jeff Golden, the host of the program, put forth the following questions about D2L and the work we do.  My interview will be included in an upcoming episode on child sexual abuse prevention and the work being done in Medford Oregon by the …

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Sex abuse prevention expands to Hispanic residents in Medford, Oregon

A$50,000 federal grant is allowing the Children’s Advocacy Center to get Spanish-language messages about preventing child abuse out into the Hispanic community, said Marlene Mish, executive director. In the past, Mish has had to bring a translator while performing Darkness to Light outreach education about child sexual abuse within the Hispanic community. SEVEN STEPS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL ABUSE • Learn the facts and understand the risks: Realities — not trust — should influence your decisions regarding children. • Minimize opportunity: If you eliminate …

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