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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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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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2020 Inspiring Women | Martina Shabram

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Inspiring Women | Martina Shabram

Martina Shabram works at SASS to support survivors of sexual assault. She is a member of the 4J School District Board, and has had experience in both nonprofit and education fields. She was interviewed by Hiya Patel, a member of WACY – the Women’s Advisory Council for Youth – as a part of the 2020 Inspiring Women Project. Q: Hi Martina! What work do you do? What does a day in your life look like?My day job is at Sexual Assault Support Services, where I run our education and outreach programming and also provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence. SASS...

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2020 Inspiring Women | Maya Reddy

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Inspiring Women | Maya Reddy

Meet Maya Reddy – a member of the USA Archery Team, and one of the incredible people included in the 2020 Inspiring Women project created by WACY, the Women’s Advisory Council for Youth.

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