Join us for breakfast as we kick off our signature event of the year: the NW Youth Careers Expo. The annual PWA Breakfast attracts about 500 people (including about 100 great students) and features community leaders from the public and private sectors. Our 2018 speakers include new Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero, Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw and Dr. David Bangsberg, dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 7:30 am to 9 am (doors open at 7 am)
Place: Oregon Convention Center
Cost: Individual donations and table sponsorships are welcome.

Early 2018 Breakfast Sponsors: Tonkon Torp, Providence Health Plan, Barran Liebman.
Click here for printable invitation flyers for adults/businesses, breakfast sponsors, and students.

We invite you to:

  • Celebrate the work of our partners over the year.
  • Connect with other leaders in business, education and government who believe in developing young people’s career aspirations.
  • Meet students who were inspired by our career-education experiences.
  • Learn how you can get involved to help students graduate and become part of an educated, resilient workforce.

Employers: Thank you to generous breakfast sponsors for making this annual community event possible. Please contact Sherri Nee about breakfast sponsorship opportunities in 2018.

Individuals: You are welcome to donate to PWA to support high school students year-round by increasing their access to career-learning opportunities. Options at the breakfast include individual table sponsorships ($100) and treating a student ($25). You may also sign up for recurring monthly donations using our main donation page.