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Review for The National Crittenton Foundation, Portland, OR, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have had the privilege of working with The National Crittenton Foundation's President for the past 3 years when we discovered the perfect match our two organization's mission and vision had for girls.
I am the President of a statewide advocacy organization in Oregon, the Coalition of Advocates for Equal Access for Girls, established in 1992, well over a 100 years after Crittenton. Besides the support that Crittenton provides the work of over 27 Crittenton agencies, it is their goal to support the empowerment of girls and young women so they can achieve their unique potential as healthy, contributing members of society that connects us. Our collaboration with Crittenton has helped our organization grow nationally and I believe has broadened their advocacy in Oregon.

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The Coalition's collaboration and partnership with Crittenton not only supports our advocacy work in Oregon but has enabled us to join a national action alliance, Girls @ the Margin, to be part of a strong united voice for vulnerable system involved girls and young women.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

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Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & The Coalition of Advocates for Equal Access for Girls (the Coalition) sponsored, helped pass and continues to monitor the Equal Access for Girls law (ORS417.270) in the Oregon Legislature. As a result, Oregon is the only state in the nation [with a law] .