As you know, supporting the work of PPS Local School Foundations and the PPS Parent Equity Fund is made easy through New Season’s innovative Cans for Kids program
. And, beginning on April 1st
redemptions in Oregon are increasing to 10 cents!
It only takes three steps to make a difference in our community:
Collect your redeemable cans and bottles (at home …
All Hands Raised is looking for a dynamic and passionate team member to be our Manager, Partnership and System Development – click here for more information or to apply
Position closes on Thursday, March 23 at 5:00pm …
Dear Friends –
Last week at our annual fundraising event, “Together,” we released the third chapter in the story of our shared work. Chapter 03
and the companion overview
highlight how we bring together practitioners and leaders from education, business, government and non-profit organizations to focus on racial equity and improve educational outcomes for the 220,000 children and youth living in Multnomah County …
On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, over 725 guests packed the floor of the Moda Center to celebrate our shared work and impact of All Hands Raised at “Together” presented by Bank of America. Together, the room raised more than $570,000 to support the work of All Hands Raised to ensure the success of all Multnomah County children, youth and young adults …
Debuted on Feb 22, 2017 at the All Hands Raised annual fundraiser, this video tells the story of All Hands Raised’s work on the ground to improve racial educational outcomes, with a focus on the progress that eighth-grader Corey and the team at Reynolds Middle School have made together.
Watch the video here
Dear Friends –
At a recent gathering, Carmen Rubio, All Hands Raised Board Member and Executive Director of Latino Network, said “Children cannot be what they cannot see.” Through an elaborate collaboration with many of you, the All Hands Raised Partnership works with schools and community partners to create systems where children are able to see what they can be.
Our community’s shared work is having an impact (see more of our shared progress here
Fifteen percentage point increase in on-time graduation rates across our six partner districts since 2010 — …
Dear Friends –
Our number one priority remains racial equity in education – as it has since this work began in 2010. And while we have made progress and have much to be proud of, including all six partner school district boards passing equity policies, there is much to be done.
Last spring we began partnering with six courageous schools to tackle the disparity in school discipline rates between students of color and their white peers …
Why I Give to All Hands Raised: A Letter from All Hands Raised Board Chair, Jennifer Messenger Heilbronner
A few months back, at my brother’s wedding, I got to reconnect with my third grade teacher, Sally Beisser. She was on the guest list all these years later because she had a tremendous impact on my brother’s life …
On Thursday, October 27, 138 business executives, civic leaders, and non-profit CEOs walked alongside 118 principals, superintendents and other administrators from five school districts, as a part of All Hands Raised’s annual Principal for Almost a Day (PFAD) presented by Comcast.
Founded 16 years ago with the goal of building understanding, awareness and partnerships between schools and community leaders, PFAD continues to serve a critical role to improve community responsibility with local schools …
Supporting the work of PPS Local School Foundations and the PPS Parent Equity Fund is made easy through New Season’s innovative Cans for Kids program. It only takes three steps to make a difference in our community:
Step 1: Collect your redeemable cans and bottles (at home, at work, at school).
Step 2: Bring your cans and bottles to any Portland New Seasons Market store and give them to a cashier,