“I’m always just a fighter, a born fighter. I like doing what is right.”
Today, Chalkboard Project joined a broad coalition of community-based organizations, education advocates, and business groups in a letter calling on Governor Kate Brown and state leaders to put children at the forefront when mapping Oregon’s road to recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Anticipating state revenue shortfalls and a possible special legislative session, the coalition is urging state leadership to uphold their commitment to educational equity, and take steps to mitigate COVID-19’s disproportionate impact by directing resources to Oregon’s most vulnerable children.
Foundations for a Better Oregon/Chalkboard Project is seeking an Operations Associate to join our tight-knit team.
Foundations for a Better Oregon/Chalkboard Project is committed to examining the root causes of inequity for Oregon’s children and challenging the structures and forces that are causing unacceptable disparities across learning systems.
To this end, we strive to broaden notions about what data is important; improve the quality of, and expand access to, data; and ensure that communities are authentically engaged in the planning, collection, interpretation, and dissemination of findings.
Beyond the inherent stress of a public health crisis, Oregon families and communities are facing all kinds of extraordinary pressures while schools are closed. As the state and school districts step in to provide essential services, we hope you’ll share these strategies to help bring peace of mind to kids and families at home:
On an ordinary day, Oregonians risk forgetting how interconnected we are. But no matter how divided our state may sometimes feel, or how many miles separate our homes, these days remind us how closely our lives are bound together.