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Partners of the Month: Holly and Zachary Levow

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

Holly and Zachary Levow are dedicated and generous Partners who inspire us with their vision and drive every day. Holly and Zach were members of the SVP network before their introduction to SVP Portland, serving as Partners at SV2, the Silicon Valley’s SVP affiliate. They joined SVP Portland in February of 2014. Read More »

Featured Fellow: Roger Campana

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

This month, we'd like to recognize Roger Campana as our Featured Fellow. Roger has been with Schoolyard Farms for 15 months, and we're incredibly proud of the work he's done. Read his reflection on his fellowship: Read More »

KTHV Graduates!

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

In 2015, we made an investment in the Kindergarten Teacher Home Visit (KTHV) program, providing seed funding, and growth funding, as well as the time and effort of our partnership, to the initiative. Now, they are graduating, and we would like to share what they have accomplished. Read More »

Renewing our Partnership with IRCO: $45,000 to Put the Pedal to the Metal

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

This year, we’re making a strategic investment in IRCO to help build their policy and advocacy infrastructure. Our capacity enhancement grant will help them take their communities’ voices to the next level, and assisting them in addressing the disparities their children face through legislative action. Read More »

Reinvesting in Community Education Workers

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

We are making a $25,000 reinvestment in CEW to help them transition into stabilization and expansion of the program, which we have collectively been piloting and testing up until now. Read More »

Featured Fellow: Doss Struse

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

Doss came to us from a brilliant and diverse career, starting with directing market research departments at several large consumer packaged goods companies (Oscar Mayer, Carnation, and General Mills) during the first half of his career, then transitioning to marketing and general management for several information and research companies. Since retiring in 2015, Doss sought a way to use his knowledge and experience to contribute to the vitality of the community. Read More »

Lead Partner Perspective: Jane Williams Grube, IRCO

Posted by Sagarika Ravishankar

"IRCO is a remarkable organization. Founded by refugees, it’s been serving the immigrant and refugee community for over 40 years. Its growth over that period has been amazing but one value remains constant: it remains community driven." —Jane Williams Grube Read More »