December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020 Newsletter

In this issue, we celebrate our dedicated special education teachers in honor of Giving Tuesday:

  • Why We Love Special Education Teachers
  • You Can Help Our Kids Achieve Their Goals!
  • Blog Post: Dyslexia, a Very Different Journey for BIPOC Students
  • You’ll be Hearing from our Social Media Interns
  • Thank You for Changing Lives

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September 2020 Newsletter

September 2020 Newsletter

In this issue, learn about The Shadow Project innovating virtual support for students who learn differently:

  • A Message from Our New Board President
  • KGW Spotlights Courageous Student Bailey
  • Our Local Hero, Les Schwab
  • Students Improve Learning Skills During Pandemic
  • Thank You, Donors!

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China Forbes Benefit for our Courageous Kids

China Forbes Benefit for our Courageous Kids

Pink Martini’s lead singer China Forbes will headline The Red Gala Foundation’s benefit for The Shadow Project’s children. Join us January 25, 2020 for an intimate evening with Portland’s favorite performer. Enjoy dazzling entertainment, an exciting raffle, surprise D.J. and dancing until 1 a.m. at the iconic Doug Fir Lounge. Get your tickets today before they’re gone!

This year’s gala again benefits the wonderful children of The Shadow Project, which has served 12,000 children in local school districts with disabilities and learning challenges.

We are hosting at the iconic Doug Fir Lounge basement, named by Rolling Stone as one of the top venues in America.

Special musical guest will be China Forbes of Pink Martini who will be performing a solo set. Following we will have two special guest DJs and dancing until the morning hours.

Please email akuchulis@littler.com if you are interested in table sponsorship or donating to the raffle. Limited spots available. Thanks for your support!

October 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

In the October edition of our newsletter, learn about social-emotional learning in the classroom, and more:

  • China Forbes Benefit for our Courageous Kids
  • Expanding Social-Emotional Learning
  • Your Business Can Sponsor Student Success
  • Your Voice Matters
  • Thank You to Our Supporters & Donor Match

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Your Voice Matters

Your Voice Matters

Make your voice heard by advocating for the needs of children with learning-related disabilities in your school and community. School districts across Oregon are seeking input on their plans to use funds from Oregon’s historic Student Success Act, the largest state investment in education in three decades. Students with disabilities, a historically underserved population, stand to benefit from this $1 billion statewide investment.  (Read More)

The Student Success Act is a landmark investment is designated to close achievement gaps for diverse learners and address student mental health and behavioral needs.  You can make sure your school district prioritizes programs for children who learn differently by attending community meetings or completing online community needs assessment surveys.  Check your school district’s website for community meeting dates and survey links.