Press Releases

Press Releases announcing major milestones related to the work of All Hands Raised.

Registering by June 1st Gets Kindergartners Ready for School

Posted on April 21, 2015 in Press Releases

Registering by June 1st Gets Kindergartners Ready for School On-time registration eases the transition for families and teachers Portland, Ore.— (4/20/15) Registering for kindergarten before June 1 is one of the easiest ways to put children on a…

All Hands Raised Releases Chapter 02 Highlighting the Collective Impact Work Focused on the More Than 225,000 Children and Youth Living in Multnomah County

Posted on January 29, 2015 in Press Releases

AHR Partnership Improving the Way Adults Come Together to Help Kids Succeed from Birth to Career Last week, All Hands Raised (AHR) released its Chapter 02 publication highlighting the accomplishments, challenges and impactful practices happening…

All Hands Raised Releases Chapter 02

Posted on January 20, 2015 in Press Releases

In 2010, we started writing a new story for kids in Multnomah County. Chapter 01, that was released in Summer of 2013 was the first chapter in our shared work and helped to explain how this community was organized to adapt a local cradle to career…

Community Leaders Matched with School Leaders for All Hands Raised’s Annual Principal for Almost a Day

Posted on October 22, 2014 in Press Releases

Keynote Luncheon Panel to Discuss the Challenges of Equipping our Students for Careers in Oregon Tomorrow, Thursday, October 23rd, more than 100 leaders representing the private, public and nonprofit sectors will travel throughout Portland and…

StriveTogether Recognizes All Hands Raised CEO with National Award

Posted on October 17, 2014 in Press Releases

StriveTogether just released the following: StriveTogether presented its 2014 Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion Award to Dan Ryan, CEO of All Hands Raised, the ‘backbone’ organization for the All Hands Raised Partnership in Multnomah…

Regional and National Funders Continue to Invest in the All Hands Raised Partnership

Posted on September 16, 2014 in Press Releases

Work to Improve Local Educational Outcomes Continues to Progress, as Momentum Builds to Add a Fifth Collaborative Focused on the Transition from High School to College and Career. In the first half of 2014 a number of local and national foundations…

All Hands Raised Invited to First-Ever StriveTogether Expert Convening in Salt Lake City

Posted on July 9, 2014 in Press Releases

ATTENDEES TO EXPLORE INNOVATIVE WAYS COMMUNITIES TAKE ACTION TO MOVE ACADEMIC OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN Salt Lake City – This week All Hands Raised is attending the first-ever StriveTogether Expert Convening to provide insight into collective impact…

All Hands Raised Awarded Lumina Foundation Grant to Establish Collaborative Focused on High School to College and Career

Posted on June 6, 2014 in Press Releases

THIRTY-FIVE COMMUNITIES ADDED TO LUMINA FOUNDATION’S COMMUNITY-BASED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ATTAINMENT STRATEGY INDIANAPOLIS– Today, 35 new U.S. communities were announced in the second cohort of Lumina Foundation’s community-based…

June is Fast Approaching – Time to Register Kindergartners for School

Posted on May 28, 2014 in Press Releases

Registering kindergarteners by Friday, May 30th eases the transition for families and teachers Historically, as many as one in seven local children registers late for kindergarten. This means lost instructional time, missed opportunities to enroll…

Registration for Ninth Grade Counts Open! Get the Guide and Find Registration Information.

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Press Releases

The 2014 Guide to Summer Transition Programs for Incoming Ninth Graders in Portland and Multnomah County is now available. Paper copies were released to all partner school districts this week. Linked below are the Guides in English and Spanish, as…