July 27, 2015

“I’m really frustrated!” she shouted out from the back of the room.  The rest of the class stopped to look, and then turned to the instructor to see what was going to happen next.


“I’m sorry, can you tell me more about the problem you are having? I’d love to help you,”...


Internships are unique opportunities for students to experience “hands-on” learning in the area of their career interests and apply classroom learning in a real-life environment. The benefits of summer internships for students include—but are certainly not limited to—...

December 27, 2014

Every week we work with students at Franklin High School in SE Portland to help them grow and develop. Our time is spent helping the young people discover their strengths, set and track their goals, make budgets, and plan for the future. Our results have been outstandi...

December 19, 2014



We are in the middle of a campaign to fundraise $1,200 for the holidays. We are wearing Ugly Christmas Sweaters for 12 full days or until we raise the full amount, and 7 days in we are 1/3 of the way there!


Over the last week we have been blown away by your generosit...

December 17, 2014


We've seen alot of success over the last few days. If you haven't heard, we are in the middle of a campaign to raise $1,200 in 12 days. Tonight, we are rounding out day 3 and we are well on our way to reaching our goal. Take a moment to view the pictures from each day...

December 13, 2014


This year we are wearing ugly Christmas sweaters for 12 full days or until we raise $1,200.

We can only remove our sweaters for 15 minutes once a day while we shower. Only when the goal is reached can we remove the sweaters and go back to our normal clothing. If the go...

October 28, 2014

In today’s world participating in a lot of extracurricular activities and doing well in school doesn't guarantee that students will get into that university they love, or even get an interview for that job they want. The Internet has changed the way employers and univ...

October 15, 2014

Ask a group of young people to share their personal values and you will probably receive blank stares, shoulder shrugs, and a bunch of I don’t knows.  Ask any adult to share their personal values and you will probably get the same result.


So, what are personal values?



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