Our Mission

The mission of Partners in Diversity is to partner with Oregon and SW Washington member employers to attract and retain professionals of color. To find out more about Partners in Diversity programs and events, sign up to receive our emails on the right.

Building Workforce Diversity: Portland's Workforce of Tomorrow

Phase one of the Workforce Diversity Project is complete - click through for access to the full report: "Demographic Analysis of the Healthcare, Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Industries".


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Founded by educators nearly 40 years ago, Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) is a global not-for-profit educational services organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress (MAP). More than 7,400 partners in U.S. schools, school districts, education agencies, and international schools trust us to offer pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that fosters educatorsí ability to accelerate student learning, and research that supports assessment validity and data interpretation. To better inform instruction and maximize every learnerís academic growth, educators currently use NWEA assessments and items with nearly 10 million students. Visit NWEA.org to find out how NWEA can partner with you to help all kids learn.