Developing healthy and thriving children: Q and A with Elena Rivera, CI’s new Health Program & Policy Advisor
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
The Children’s Institute welcomes our newest staff member, Health Program & Policy Advisor, Elena Rivera. Elena recently moved to Oregon from North Carolina, where she completed her master’s in public health at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Elena will play a key role in building CI’s health knowledge and capacity. She will help lead our health policy work to ensure that there are stronger linkages between early learning and health...
A busy September at Yoncalla Early Works
Thursday, September 17, 2015
There are muffins and goldfish crackers and juice boxes. There are infant mats on the floor, along with toys and books. Plenty of books.
And in the Family Room at Yoncalla Elementary School every morning this week, there have also been Yoncalla families – parents of infants and toddlers – getting their introduction to what the Yoncalla Family Room and the Early Works initiative is all about.
Yoncalla Early Works is an initiative of the Ford Family Foundation,...