Meyer Memorial Trust Grant Builds Capacity for Collaboration

In an effort to help break the cycle of generational poverty and inequality, 3 to PhD aims to create safer, healthier and more educated communities by reducing health disparities and increasing educational attainment for historically underserved and vulnerable populations.

Grant Improves Students’ Dental Health at In-school Wellness Center

Concordia University received a grant of $59,064 from Kaiser Permanente to promote dental health as part of the 3toPhD® initiative, a collaboration between Concordia University, Portland Public Schools’ Faubion School,  Trillium Family Services, basics, and Kaiser Permanente.

3toPhD® Welcomes New Collaboration Director

Kevin Bacon, a 32-year educator in the Portland area, assumed the role of 3toPhD® Collaboration Director on July 30, 2018. Bacon will work closely with all five 3toPhD core providers – Concordia University, Portland Public Schools’ Faubion School, Kaiser Permanente, Trillium Family Services, and Basics – to restore the school as the heartbeat of the community.

New Education Facility Opens in Portland, Oregon

A community-wide celebration marked the opening of Faubion School + Concordia University, a 3toPhD community.  The new education model and facility in NE Portland prepares the next generation of educators inside a public pre-K-8 school, taking into account the needs of the whole child – from prenatal care through “pursuing one’s highest dreams.”

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