Changing Perceptions in Pop Culture

Changing Perceptions in Pop Culture

Five Shows that Shift the Stereotypes of Disability People with disabilities make up a significant part of our population, but that is not always reflected in the movies and TV shows we watch. And until recently, the roles reflecting the lives of people with...
Experience is the Best Teacher

Experience is the Best Teacher

Redmond Transition Students try a variety of work experiences The old saying that experience is the best teacher holds true for transition students moving toward independent living. At Redmond Transition Services, students can experience working in two different...
What is Social Capital?

What is Social Capital?

What is Social Capital? Three ways to build more of it. Al Condeluci has spent his career bringing people together. He is well known as an advocate for people with disabilities and a champion of inclusive communities. Through his writing and workshops, he shares...
Safe Schools Alliance Celebrates 20 Years of Partnership

Safe Schools Alliance Celebrates 20 Years of Partnership

Students, police chiefs and sheriffs, district attorneys, school superintendents, mental health professionals and many other regional leaders will gather at the High Desert Education Service District on Wednesday, December 19 at 8 a.m. to celebrate the 20th...
$300K grant funds Crook County school counselors

$300K grant funds Crook County school counselors

Better Together Central Oregon announced this week it has received a two-year, $300,000 grant from the newly launched, national Every School Healthy Campaign that is being used to fund two new counselors in the Crook County School District and to train district staff...
Students attend Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair

Students attend Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair

Over 550 high school students attended the Central Oregon Skilled Trades Fair in Redmond today. There were approximately 120 industry partners and community volunteers representing construction, engineering, hospitality, public works, and manufacturing to name a few....
Making new friends at the Central Oregon Pumpkin Patch

Making new friends at the Central Oregon Pumpkin Patch

A tradition for many children is visiting the Central Oregon Pumpkin Patch. The Early Childhood program in Redmond spent a couple of hours there feeding the animals, riding the train, exploring the corn maze and of course, selecting a pumpkin from the pumpkin...