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Work to Improve Post-Secondary Access Shines at PPS School Board Meeting

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Uncategorized
On May 28, All Hands Raised CEO Dan Ryan and Vice President Nate Waas Shull were proud to share impacts of the All Hands Raised Partnership with the PPS School Board. Franklin High School Principal Chris Frasier, District Career Coordinator, Raquel Liaz, and Portland Community College SE Campus Dean of Instruction Jen Piper presented innovative work to improve postsecondary access …

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 kids at the center while empowering partners on the ground—teachers, counselors, mentors, and others—to test and measure practices and connect across buildings and organizations to align their efforts.  …

Chapter 04 Released—Shares Impact of Community’s Education-Centered Collective Impact Initiative

Posted on May 23, 2019 in Press Releases
April 10, 2019   Dear Friends, It is with great excitement and optimism that we provide you with the latest story in the shared work of the All Hands Raised Partnership: Chapter 04. As Co-chairs of the Partnership Council, we see firsthand the important role that the Partnership plays—using current data to drive decisions and building and stewarding relationships that are necessary for our children …

Interactive Data Tool Helps Drive Understanding of Education Outcomes & Disparities

Posted on May 23, 2019 in Uncategorized
Effective use of data is a core tenant of the All Hands Raised Partnership. We know that by using current and disaggregated data we are helping teams do more of what works and let go of what does not. The All Hands Raised Partnership Council adopted a set of Community-Wide Indicators to measure the outcomes that affect kids’ likelihood to thrive …

Educators from 17 Local School Districts and 15 Partner Program Staff Will Tour 28 Construction and Manufacturing Sites in Effort to Deconstruct Bias

Posted on May 14, 2019 in Press Releases

Annual Industry for a Day Welcomes 250 School and Community Partners for Immersion in Pathways to the Trades

Portland, OR (05/14/19) – The Oregon Department of Education projects that over the next 10 years, more than 13,000 new construction and manufacturing jobs will be created across Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties …

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 PPS and to a central nonprofit foundation for the district. This hand-off has the goal of ensuring that the broader needs of Local School Foundations are met and that the vision for a strong PPS district is supported …

We are Seeking Our Next CEO

Posted on March 18, 2019 in Uncategorized
All Hands Raised is seeking a bold and kind leader looking to sustain and grow this dynamic and nationally-renowned cradle to career backbone. Our next CEO will be fiercely committed to authentically prioritizing racial equity and will work to ensure that the organization sustains and grows its work with an emphasis on maximizing its community-wide impact. Applications are due no later than Friday …

All Means All

Posted on February 28, 2019 in Videos
Debuted on Feb 21, 2019 at Party with a Purpose, this video tells the story of All Hands Raised’s work on the ground with school community site teams to improve educational outcomes for all of our community’s students. Thank you to our partners from Centennial Middle School, Davis Elementary School, ECONorthwest, Franklin High School, Oregon Department of Human Services and Powell Butte Elementary School for sharing their story …

Community Shines at Party with a Purpose

Posted on February 26, 2019 in Uncategorized
Thursday, February 21st, All Hands Raised welcomed nearly 900 guests—from all sectors of the community, including more than 60 local educators—for its 24th annual Party with a Purpose “PWAP” presented by Bank of America. And as Dan Ryan, CEO of All Hands Raised said in his remarks, “Portland you look good.” View the event photo album here. The event …

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 and vision for the past 11 years. During the next six months Dan and his strong team will remain focused on the work while the Board of Directors identifies a new leader and ensures a smooth and seamless transition …