Our Partners In Education

The Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® is designed to work in partnership with all bully prevention, conflict resolution, & character-building skills programs. The Purple Hands Pledge® together with Official Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® Materials are the visual and verbal reminders that reinforce a personal commitment to the prevention of abuse, violence, & suicide.

Our Purple Hands Pledge® Partners:

  • Schools (all grade levels)
  • Universities
  • Homes
  • Daycare Facilities
  • Birthing Centers
  • Places of Worship
  • Youth Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Public Officials
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Battered Women’s Shelters
  • Batterer Treatment Program
  • Law Enforcement
  • Businesses
  • Workplaces 
  • Mental Health Counseling Services
  • Child Abuse Assessment /Treatment Centers
  • Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities
Marion County Commissioner Kevin Cameron

Thank you for your concise and powerful words of encouragement for everyone to learn and live the
Purple Hands Pledge®! 

Marion County, Oregon Spotlight!

April: Child Abuse Prevention Month
We are Proud of Our County, Local Agencies, and Organizations dedicated to Child Abuse Prevention.
Thank you Leslie Middle School Peer Helpers for taking the
Purple Hands Pledge® to Prevent Child Abuse!