CEO Updates

CEO Lavert Robertson frequently updates stakeholders on progress and key milestones.

In Support of Teachers Everywhere

Posted on May 7, 2020 in CEO Updates

May 7, 2020 Dear Teachers Everywhere, Teacher Appreciation Week looks a little different this year. You haven’t seen your students for seven weeks. And, for many students who may move in the coming months, or graduate, or age up to the next…

COVID-19 Update and Community Resources

Posted on March 16, 2020 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends, The All Hands Raised Partnership continues to be guided by the core value of working together to ensure all children and youth have the opportunity to be successful and contribute to thriving communities. Currently, we are facing a…

Thank you for Partying with a Purpose!

Posted on February 26, 2020 in CEO Updates

On Thursday, February 20th, more than 750 community members attended our 25th annual Party with a Purpose presented by Bank of America, supporting the work of All Hands Raised. It was an incredible night celebrating the shared work happening in our…

Help us make lasting change for our children and their families

Posted on December 16, 2019 in CEO Updates

December 16, 2019 Dear Friends – As a former principal in Portland Public Schools, I have a unique perspective of the work of All Hands Raised. During my time at George Middle School, I witnessed how All Hands Raised built relationships within…

Working Together to Improve Attendance

Posted on September 19, 2019 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – School has begun across our community and the excitement and energy of the new academic year is in the air. As an educator and principal in this community for the past 18 years, I know the hard work that our teachers, school…

June 25th Happy Hour Photo Album is Live!

Posted on July 2, 2019 in CEO Updates

Thanks to all of our partners and friends who came out on June 25th to celebrate the All Hands Raised Partnership and our shared progress outlined in Chapter 04, recommit to the work still needing to be done for our kids and families, and to send…

A Final Message from All Hands Raised CEO Dan Ryan

Posted on June 28, 2019 in CEO Updates

Today marks the end of an 11 year journey with the All Hands RaisedPartnership, and the start of a new one, for CEO Dan Ryan. We hope you will read his closing thoughts on the hard work this community has done, and the work yet to be done, on behalf…

Scaling Two Proven Practices that are Making Positive Impacts

Posted on May 23, 2019 in CEO Updates

Dear Friends – At the meeting of the All Hands Raised Partnership Council earlier this month, partners provided insights to move grassroots-driven proven practices to scale. The DNA of the Partnership’s work has always been about keeping…

Handoff of PPS Foundation to The Fund for PPS: April Letter to PPS LSF Leaders

Posted on April 11, 2019 in CEO Updates

April 11, 2019 Dear PPS Local School Foundation Leaders – In March, I emailed all of you to share the news that after 25 years of working in service to you, the PPS parent community, we are gracefully handing off the PPS Foundation program back to…

Leadership Transition: A Message from All Hands Raised Board Chair Trever Cartwright

Posted on January 8, 2019 in CEO Updates

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Dear Friends – On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am writing to share with you that Dan Ryan will resign as CEO of All Hands Raised effective June 30, 2019. I know you will join me in gratitude for Dan’s leadership…