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Meet Our Core Staff

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We are thrilled to be starting 2020 with a small but mighty team at SVP Portland! Read on to meet our team and learn who to contact with specific questions.  Read More »

Celebrating Dramatic Growth through True Partnership

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The most significant partnerships are those where we are able to have a consistent presence and grow together. Nowhere is this better displayed than in our collaboration with Latino Network. Join us for happy hour on January 29th to learn more about our partnership with Latino Network and their plans for scaling Juntos moving forward! Read More »

CAIRO: SVP’s Investment in an Innovative Preschool

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Research shows that Somali immigrants children have some of the highest disparities in academic success. Most prominently, Somali children are impacted by the stark cultural differences in the approach to formal education. Enter CAIRO’s Preschool Promise program. Read More »

Partner of the Month: David Smith

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SVP Portland is kicking off 2020 by honoring David Smith as Partner of the Month. David has been deeply engaged since joining our Partnership, most recently on SVP’s internal Development Team where he is helping expand our Business Partnerships. Read More »

SVP Portland’s Executive Director Update: Dec. 2019

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Executive Director

As 2019 comes to a close, I am incredibly grateful, proud, and optimistic. In this quarterly update to the SVP Portland Partnership I share why, and invite you to do the same. Thank you for the many ways you give to SVP Portland. Our collective investment to ensure all children have access to quality early learning really matters for the future of Portland. Read More »

How SVP’s Resources Make a Significant Difference

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Social Venture Partners Portland (SVP) continually seeks to understand how our investments create tangible change for families and communities who need them. One most recent example is IRCO (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization), which continues to grow its early childhood impact, in part due to a multi-year grant combined with SVP Partner expertise, most recently through a new investment of our human capital.  Read More »

Contract Announcement: Equity Collaborative Coordination

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The Early Childhood Equity Advocacy Collaborative seeks a Contractor to serve as its coordinator and facilitator. Interested parties should submit a two page proposal detailing how they would accomplish the work detailed under “contract responsibilities” and their hourly rate to Rose Rezai (rose@svpportland.org) by 5 p.m. on 12/4/19. Read More »