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March 17, 2002

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Robin Karr-Morse was the first executive director of the Oregon Children'sÊTrust Fund.Ê She has served as consultant to the Oregon legislature on children and families and to Dr. T. Berry Brazelton's Touchpoint Program, as a lecturer on the Brazelton seminar faculty.Ê She is a licensed family therapist and is under contract to Shelby County government to develop a comprehensive early childhood intervention network.Ê Robin Karr-Morse is co-author of the book, "Ghosts from the Nursery:Ê Tracing the Roots of Violence."

Amy Dawson is Co-Deputy Director of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.Ê The organization is based in Washington, D.C., and itÕs made up of more than 1,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, crime survivors and leaders of police officer organizations.Ê

A founding staff member in 1996, Amy is the organizationÕs primary liaison and lead strategist with national law enforcement and intergovernmental organizations. Prior to joining the staff, she coordinated a tutoring and mentoring program for at-risk, Spanish-speaking youth in East Palo Alto, CA, and contributed to research on issues affecting Native Americans. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Police Athletic League, on the National Council of State Legislators' After-School Advisory Committee, and on the National League of Cities' Institute for Youth, Education, and Families After-School Advisory Board.

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