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Encore Fellows Spotlight: Louis Weisberg

Posted by sarahcohendoherty

When Louis decided to retire from Intel, after twenty years in project and program management, he was looking forward to doing something else, this time in the social impact sector. As he interviewed for his Encore Fellowship as Generation to Generation Project Leader for Metropolitan Family Service in Portland, OR, he realized he wanted to […] Read More »

Advancing Preschool for All: The Highlight Reel

Posted by markholloway

By SVP Board Member, Charlie Gilkey SVP hosted an “Advancing Preschool for All” Dinner at a the home of our Board Advisor, Linda Hassan Anderson. We didn’t know it then, but we were walking into a rich conversation that was beautiful in both its mayhem and its insanity. Here’s what we learned, : Early childhood […] Read More »

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 »