Media Coverage

Coverage of All Hands Raised and its work.

I shadowed a PPS principal for half a day. Here’s what I learned. (Portland Business Journal, December 2017)

Posted on December 11, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Suzanne Stevens Read the story below and here. With two kids attending Portland Public Schools, in-laws who are both retired teachers and some experience covering education as a beat reporter, I figured I had a pretty thorough grasp of the…

Multco Commissioners learn as ‘Principal for Almost a Day’ (Multnomah County website, October 2017)

Posted on October 19, 2017 in Media Coverage

Read the story below and here. Two Multnomah County Commissioners were among the 130 community leaders who stepped away from their own jobs Oct. 12 to serve as Principal for Almost a Day. Commissioner Sharon Meieran joined Markham Elementary…

Principal for Almost a Day gives business, school leaders a chance to share ideas on helping students (PPS website, October 2017))

Posted on October 17, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Mike Tokito, staff writer at Portland Public Schools Read the story below and here. Petra Callin, Emi Donis and Nate Waas Shull had plenty of notes to compare. Callin, the principal of Madison High School, hosted Donis and Waas Shull on Thursday…

Baby Steps: Off to a Good Start (PDX Parent, August 24, 2017)

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Catherine Ryan Gregory Read the story below and here. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that lately, I’ve felt more afraid than I ever have — afraid for people who are less privileged than I am, afraid for my family, afraid for what the…

Fundraising Fairness (District Administration, September 2017)

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Abby Spegman Read the story below and here. Overcome equity concerns when budget cuts mobilize parents to raise money The PTA at an elementary school on New York’s Upper East Side raised nearly $1 million in one school year—about $1,260 per…

Case Study: Portland Public Schools Foundation (, April 20, 2016)

Posted on April 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

By Miranda Hansen Read the blog post below and here.   Last year Portland Public Schools parents raised over 3 million dollars through fundraisers. Considering these are dollars raised by numerous volunteer hours and unquantifiable energy…

Local Education is Transforming (Portland Monthly, January 15, 2015)

Posted on January 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

This February’s Education issue of Portland Monthly highlighted two key work areas and the shared progress of the All Hands Raised Partnership around K-12 attendance and college access. We are bringing together partners, like Principal Andrea…

All Hands Raised for childhood education (Portland Business Journal, October 9, 2015)

Posted on October 13, 2015 in Media Coverage

The 2015 Portland Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy featured a column from All Hands Raised CEO Dan Ryan

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $355,000 in Grants to Portland-Area Nonprofits Advancing Workforce Development & Education (The Oregonian, June 12, 2015)

Posted on June 18, 2015 in Media Coverage

By Bank of America – Oregon & SW Washington Read the story below and here. PORTLAND, OR. – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced $355,000 in grants to 24 nonprofits focused on providing access to workforce development…

Who’s Getting Grants From This New Fund For Collective Impact in K-12? (Inside Philanthropy, June 16, 2015)

Posted on June 17, 2015 in Media Coverage

By Kiersten Marek Read the story below and here.   Back in April, we wrote about StriveTogether and its efforts to bring collective impact funding to education reform. Recently, through the Cradle to Career Accelerator Fund, StriveTogether…