These nonprofit organizations and community programs are fighting to ensure every child has the opportunity to thrive.
SVP Community Partners are committed to alleviating the kindergarten readiness crisis in Portland and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing our youngest citizens. SVP Portland is honored to be their Partners for Good.
The Growing Master Trainers program is targeted towards filling a gap in our early childhood education system: a lack of early childhood education (ECE) trainers who represent communities of color, linguistically diverse communities, and rural communities. Read More »
Albina Head Start (AHS), provides Head Start services to children and their families in North, Northeast and Southeast Portland. AHS’ innovative Center Training Assistant (CTA) program has trained over 600 parents for careers as teaching staff since 1992, and has hired 92 of those parents since 2010. Read More »
Metropolitan Family Service's "Ready, Set, Go!" is a bilingual (Spanish/English) parent-child early learning program that offers avenues to healthy child development and kindergarten readiness. Read More »
KairosPDX is committed to serving the diverse neighborhoods of North Portland by cultivating confident, creative, compassionate leaders exceeding academic standards at each developmental milestone. Read More »