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“Mothers are women who embrace children to become part of their lives and live in their very soul.”

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 14. OKN guest blogger, Kathie Callan, a mom, grandmother, foster mom, aunt, and caring friend to youth reflects on being a mother to many different children. Read the blog.

2017 Asset-Building Forum a Model for Openness

“The Forum’s focus was on ‘creating environments where meaningful relationships for children and youth will thrive.’  As we came together, some as staff teams, some as single representatives from our organizations, we knew that this day would be different." Read the blog.

Resource to Help Collaboration and Cooperation


7 Strategies to Use the Power of Relationships, Research and Knowledge to Help Kids Thrive

Practical ideas and strategies to use relationships, research and knowledge to work towards the Halton 7 (seven conditions of well-being to ensure that all children thrive). Booklet