About the Levy

Created by city voters in 2002, the Portland Children's Levy invests in programs designed to help children arrive at school ready to learn, provide safe and constructive after-school alternatives for kids, prevent child abuse, neglect and family violence, help foster kids succeed and mitigate childhood hunger.

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What We're Reading

The stress of the nonprofit employee

Aug 24, 2016Face long hours and low wages
What We're Reading

Lack of foster homes adds more trauma for children

Aug 24, 2016Reached a "crisis" level in Oregon