Transforming the lives of children, one parent at a time


We assist parents and caregivers to become and or enhance their involvement in the lives of their children. Find out about the ways in which we affect the lives of the parents of Black children in Multnomah County. Parent education is for everyone!


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5th Annual Parent Symposium

5th Annual Parent Symposium

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Parent Classes, Families, Musical Performance & More.

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  • 60% of Black children live in households with income below 200% of the poverty level
  • 26% of blacks have moved in the past 12 months

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Usually parent education is abstract. Learn more about our work in action, and how we create lasting change for families.  
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20 October

Raising Young, Gifted, Black and Noble – Session 4

Instructor: Noni Causey, M.Ed Session 4: Helping Youth Overcome Subtle and Institutional Racism Noni wants to create a radical change

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22 October

Navigating and Nurturing Your Child’s Education – Session 5

Instructor: Lionel Clegg, M.Ed. Session 5: Understanding your Child’s Report Card: Navigating the School Grading System Come learn ways to

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27 October

Raising Young, Gifted, Black and Noble – Session 5

Instructor: Noni Causey, M.Ed  Session 5: Build your Village, Strengthen your Community Noni wants to create a radical change in

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29 October

Navigating and Nurturing Your Child’s Education – Session 6

Instructor: Lionel Clegg, M.Ed. Session 6: Doing the Work, Applying What You’ve Learned Come learn ways to enhance your communication

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3 November

Raising Young, Gifted, Black and Noble – Session 6

Instructor: Noni Causey, M.Ed. Session 6: Developing Strategies to Change the World Noni wants to create a radical change in

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