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12/9/2013 12:57:00 PM
Closing the Achievement Gap for African American Students Grant Recipients
Congratulations to the recipients of the Closing the Achievement Gap for African American Students! Five reviewers rated 13 African American Student grant proposals. The review committee included a total of three reviewers outside the Oregon Department of Education, including two university professors and one representative from the community non-profit sector. Many thanks to all for the thoughtful proposals. We are excited about the services and programming created specifically to meet the needs of African American students in Oregon. We are thrilled to announce grant awards to:

o Lane County Education Foundation
$22,942

o Oregon State University
$15,700

o Kairos PDX
$100,000

o Journey to Freedom Foundation
$97,258

o Self-Enhancement, Inc.(SEI)
$100,000

o Black Parent Initiative (BPI)
$80,500

o Oregon Children’s Foundation
$84,000

o Portland OIC/Rosemary Anderson High School
$99,600

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Contact(s) for this Announcement
  • Markisha Smith Email    (503) 947-5669
    Education Equity - Education Program Specialist
  • Rudyane Rivera-Lindstrom Email    (503) 947-5617
    Education Equity - Education Program Specialist
  • David Bautista Email    (503) 947-5750
    Education Equity - Assistant Superintendent
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