News and Events

Register today! Tamarack Institute Webinar: Collective Impact Lessons from the Field  
April 13, 2017, 12 to 1:00 p.m.

Elena DiBattista, Director of Our Kids Network joins Mary Pickering of The Atmospheric Fund and Donna Gates of Living SJ to share the lessons they are learning as they tackle leading collective impact initiatives. Learn more

Halton iparent provides one-stop-shop of information and support for families
Our Kids Network believes that strong families are an essential part of a healthy community. One of the ways Our Kids Network supports children and families to be strong and resilient is through Halton iparent. 

iParent Database
Info Share Resources for planning and implementing effective programs and services  
Data Portal Your doorway to a large inventory of community level data and information on how to use it.  
OKN Blog
Research, asset-building, relationships and community.
Asset Building Toolkit

Play a role in preventing bullying

OKN Parenting Directory 11-12

Bullying impacts the health and well being of every
child or youth. PREVNet, a national network. News,
events, research and resources to help stop bullying.
OKN Bullying Prevention Literature Review
OKN Bullying Prevention Environmental Scan

“We should always be involved.”

Developmental Assets

Our Kids Network is continually looking for ways to help professionals engage youth in meaningful ways.
The Asset-Building Toolkit has an entire section on Child and Youth Engagement including a continuum for engagement and diagram, created by youth, and a checklist  to assist organizations in engaging youth.

Video: Celebrating Halton Families

Professionals and Research

Families are central to the positive development  of children and youth and are at the heart of thriving communities.
In the video, three families share the joys and struggles of parenting and the challenges they face due to the attitudes and perceptions of society. Video