Oregon Public Officials
Show their Support at Multiple Public Events

Maryalice Russell, Superintendent, McMinnville Public Schools, takes the Purple Hands Pledge® at Duniway Middle School Open House.

McMinnville Fire Chief, Police Chief, Maryalice Russell, Superintendent McMinnville Public Schools, and Yamhill County Sheriff Crabtree, all take the Purple Hands Pledge®
at a school-wide assembly.

“Champions For Children Award” Presented by Clackamas County Sheriff, Craig Roberts, to Ann S. Kelly Founder/Director,
Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project®.
Annual Child Abuse & Family Violence Summit – Portland, Oregon.

Yamhill County Sheriff Crabtree & Police Chief take the
Purple Hands Pledge® at a school-wide assembly. 

Yamhill County Sheriff Crabtree and Deputies endorse the Purple Hands Pledge®.  Official Banner and Signage on display for the public at the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office.

Oregon Governor Ted Kulongowski, far right, endorses the Purple Hands Pledge®. Pictured with Ann S. Kelly Founder/Director and Marion County Sheriff Raul Ramirez at the Annual Child Abuse Rally, Marion County Courthouse.

Governor Ted Kulongoski takes the Purple Hands Pledge® at the Annual Child Abuse Rally Marion County Courthouse 2003.

Marion County Sheriff Raul Ramirez addresses participants at the Annual Child Abuse Rally, Marion County Courthouse.
Seated front row – Marion County Commissioner Janet Carlson, Judge Thomas Hart,
and Walker Middle School Peer Helpers.  

Barbara Roberts, Oregon’s First Woman to Serve as Governor takes the Purple Hands Pledge®

Oregon Governor Kitzhaber takes the Purple Hands Pledge® and is the first parent to sign the Newborn Pledge Certificate for his son, in an official ceremony at the Oregon State Capital. December 29th, 1997.

Oregon State Senator Gordon H. Smith takes the Purple Hands Pledge®

Vicki Berger, Oregon House of Representatives District 20 takes the Purple Hands Pledge®