Media Coverage

Coverage of All Hands Raised and its work.

How Oregon Works: 4 Pathways to a Living-Wage Career (Portland Business Journal, December 2018)

Posted on December 8, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Sean Meyers Read the story below and here. A college education is the path most commonly tread by high school graduates. It’s no wonder. College is the gateway to an array of career opportunities. It’s also the pathway most celebrated…

A Manufacturing Exec Earns Her Wings (Portland Business Journal, December 2018)

Posted on December 7, 2018 in Media Coverage

Photo by CERISSA LINDAY Emi Donis has spent much of her career working for aerospace manufacturers, including at Precision Castparts, where she spent 12 years before joining Senior Aerospace SSP. Her love for the industry has inspired her work in…

How Oregon Works: Why a college degree isn’t for everyone (Portland Business Journal, December 2018)

Posted on December 6, 2018 in Media Coverage

Read the story below and here. Like many in academia, former Concordia University professor Michelle Jones observed disturbing disconnects in the American educational system. Unlike many in academia, she founded her own college to help address it.…

How Oregon Works: All Hands Raised helps high schools clear a path to the trades for students (Portland Business Journal, Nov 2018)

Posted on November 8, 2018 in Media Coverage

Photo by BETH CONYERS Tim Gutfleisch, a manufacturing instructor at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, participates in a meeting of several regional high schools working in partnership with All Hands Raised to strengthen pathways to careers in…

How Oregon Works: All Hands Raised blazes pathways to living wage construction jobs (Portland Business Journal, September 2018)

Posted on September 11, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Suzanne Stevens Read the story below and here. The Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters is taking a hands-on approach when it comes to attracting young people to the profession. In May, the union flew a delegation of 25 educators…

Kids of Color Get Punished More Than White Kids. One Portland School Is Changing That. (Portland Monthly, September 2018)

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Zach Dundas Read the story below and here. Stat after stat. Principal’s office after principal’s office. Across the nation, schools punish students of color more often than their white peers. “Disproportionate discipline” notably…

Another bid to boost workforce development (DJC Oregon, May 2018)

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Josh Kulla Read the story below and here. Workforce development has become a mantra in and around the building industry. It stems from an ongoing shortage of skilled workers in virtually every trade imaginable. Combine that with the red-hot…

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…