CEO Updates

CEO, Dan Ryan, frequently updates stakeholders on progress and key milestones.

Five Years of Shared Commitment and Collaboration

Posted on December 4, 2015 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – I am hoping each of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Here at All Hands Raised we have much to be grateful for. It was five years ago this week that community leaders entrusted us with the responsibility to build a better…

Stay Engaged, Get Out of the Office, See our Kids

Posted on October 22, 2015 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – One of the most important things you can do this fall is to get out to a school or community partner program to experience what is happening on the ground. This ensures that when you come to the table to help shape this work you…

Thank You for Participating – Principal for Almost a Day 2015

Posted on October 20, 2015 in CEO Updates

On Thursday, October 15, 2015 more than 140 business executives, civic leaders, and non-profit CEOs walked in the shoes of principals and superintendents from five school districts as a part of All Hands Raised’s 15th Annual Principal for Almost a…

The Impact of Principal for Almost a Day – You Just Never Know…

Posted on June 11, 2015 in CEO Updates

Dear PFAD Class of 2014 – Recently, Victoria Lara of Lara Media Services shared with me her personal story about the impact of Principal for Almost a Day (PFAD). It affirms the value of busy people like you taking the time to build relationships…

All Hands Raised Partnership Update from CEO Dan Ryan: Summer Learning

Posted on June 9, 2015 in CEO Updates

All Hands Raised CEO Dan Ryan’s June communication to the community about the critical importance of summer learning and the impact of Ninth Grade counts. Portland, Ore.

OPB Highlights Work of PPS Parents to Raise Funds, Fill Gaps

Posted on May 15, 2015 in CEO Updates, Media Coverage, PPS Foundation Updates

Dear PPS Friends – Earlier this week, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) ran a two-part series on parent-led fundraising in PPS schools. These stories were inclusive of all sources of parent-raised funds, but specifically highlighted the good…

One District: All In

Posted on April 28, 2015 in CEO Updates, PPS Foundation Updates

Dear Friends – In March, All Hands Raised recognized 20 years of our shared work to support education, equity and excellence throughout Multnomah County at the 20th Anniversary Roast. It was a chance to celebrate our shared accomplishments to…

Thank You for Attending the 20th Anniversary Roast

Posted on March 16, 2015 in CEO Updates

Thank you for attending the 20th Anniversary Roast! Because of your generosity and commitment to our work, we raised over $510,000! The 20th Annual Roast supports the mission of All Hands Raised to champion education, equity and excellence inside…

The Humor is Back!

Posted on February 20, 2015 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – For the 20th anniversary of the Roast we have invited comedian Alonzo Bodden, who made the entire country laugh as he took the crown on Season 3 of Last Comic Standing and who continues to entertain national audiences on &#8220…

Invitation to Raise Your Voice: October 2014 All Hands Raised Partnership Update

Posted on October 21, 2014 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – Last week the All Hands Raised Partnership Leadership Advisory Council held its fall meeting. One of the major topics of conversation was the establishment of a fifth Collaborative focused on the transition from high school to…