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2020 Inspiring Women | Lori Tapahonso

Posted by on Oct 5, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Inspiring Women | Lori Tapahonso

Lori Tapahonso is a citizen of the Navajo Nation (Diné) and also raised as Acoma Pueblo from New Mexico. She is currently the Native American Student Program Coordinator at Lane Community College where she teaches Native American leadership college courses and produces a summer youth college-readiness program for Native high school students in Oregon. She is also the Lead Longhouse Steward at Lane. What advice would you give to a young girl or to your younger self?That’s always a tricky question. When we’re young, we feel like we have it all figured out… at least I did. I had a hard time...

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A REAL Back-to-School Supplies List

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 | Comments Off on A REAL Back-to-School Supplies List

Parents and their at-home students are settling into their fall distance learning schedules. It can be overwhelming – juggling your child’s education, your job, and taking care of your family’s health and well-being during a pandemic.In addition to the usual notebooks, pencils, stickers, and the occasional graphing calculator, there are some other provisions you will need this year. Ophelia’s Place offers this slightly different “back-to-school supplies” list to help you and your child get ready for school during COVID-19.  Patience. Adjusting to change takes time. Stay in the moment...

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Virtual School Resources for Parents

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Virtual School Resources for Parents

Now that back-to-school season is in full swing, you might be looking for resources to help your at-home student have a successful school year. Maybe you and your child are both working from home, but you’re not alone. We’ve compiled a list of virtual and local resources you can use to help with organization, after-school activities, and more. Have you found resources that are working for you and your at-home students? Share them with us at info@opheliasplace.net, on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and we may share them with our community. Organization Parents’ Guide to Remote Learning: This...

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Hope: Our Most Powerful Asset

Posted by on Sep 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Hope: Our Most Powerful Asset

Hope: Our Most Powerful Asset

Although our cities have been thrown for another loop with wildfires, there are many people in our communities who are coming together to support the people who’ve lost so much. Read on for ideas on how you can help.

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2020 Inspiring Women | Leilani Sabzalian

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Inspiring Women | Leilani Sabzalian

Meet Leilani Sabzalian – is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies in Education and Co-Director of the Sapsik’wałá Program at the University of Oregon. She’s one of the incredible people included in WACY’s 2020 Inspiring Women project.

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KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

Posted by on Aug 17, 2020 | Comments Off on KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

KMTR 16 and Dr. Pilar Bradshaw of Eugene Pediatric Associates shared how and why Ophelia’s Place continues to reach girls despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and read the full story.

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Caring Conversations

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Caring Conversations

Caring Conversations

While your students get back into the rhythm of school, they’ll have some emotional baggage from dealing with COVID-19. Having caring conversations with them can help them feel validated and understood as they continue moving forward.

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