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Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit

Please join us at the Classroom Law Project Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen of the Year Award Dinner & Benefit on April 26, 2017, at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. It is going to be an extra special evening! We are proud to announce that the 2017 recipient of the Jonathan U. Newman Legal Citizen […]

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The Bob and Marilyn Ridgley Classroom Law Project Scholarship

Know any high school seniors? Bob and Marilyn Ridgley are co-founders of Classroom Law Project and as part of their legacy to Classroom Law Project, the State of Oregon and its youth, they established this generous scholarship for Oregon high school graduating seniors. The scholarship recipient receives $2500 each year for four years, for a […]

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Grant wins State We the People Constitution Team Competition

Civic participation was on display in downtown Portland this Saturday. As an estimated 100,000 people marched in defense of basic rights, nearly 200 high school students demonstrated their impressive knowledge of our Constitution in the State We the People Competition.  Grant High School took first place this year, marking the ninth year in a row […]

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Six We the People Teams Advance to State

Lake Oswego High School hosted the 2017 We the People/Constitution Team Regional Competition on January 5. It was a rousing evening of constitutional knowledge, and a great time was had by all. Six teams will advance to the state competition. DIVISION A First Place – Lincoln Second Place – Central Catholic DIVISION B First Place […]

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Surprise someone you love by supporting CLP today!

2016 has been a year of big surprises. Now one more, and this one is a good one! Surprise someone you love when you GIVE! to CLP TODAY through Give!Guide and you may win McMenamins Downtown Getaway! If you’ve been dreaming of a true Portland staycation, here’s your chance! THE GETAWAY… Experience Portland music venue staple, […]

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Celebrate Bill of Rights Day by supporting civic education TODAY!

Our rights define who we are as a people and a nation. Help us prepare a new generation of active and aware citizens by giving to Classroom Law Project via the Willamette Week Give!Guide Today! And you may win “98,000 Square Miles of YES” Prize A bundle of cultural adventures in Eastern Oregon, Portland, and the […]

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The Cats of CLP say, “We had a ball, and so can you, if you give thru the Give!Guide today!”

Today only! Give to Classroom Law Project via the Give!Guide and enter to win a a Salt & Straw Party at Pip’s & Bounce! Balls, balls everywhere! Chasing down ping pong balls is hard work and Oscar deserves a reward. What better than a bowl of Salt & Straw to make for one happy kitty. You […]

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2016 Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers a Rousing Success!

Gov. Kate Brown opens the 2016 Oregon Civics Conference from Classroom Law Project on Vimeo. Over one hundred and sixty teachers from around Oregon gathered at the state capitol in Salem on December 2 for the Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers. The annual event provides educators of grades 5-12 with an insider’s view of Oregon government […]

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The Cats of CLP say, “Set the wheels in motion & give today!”

Today only! Give thru the Willamette Week Give!Guide and enter to win a Trek bike from Bike Gallery Ollie will be your best friend! Donate Now New and expanded donations also qualify for the Reach Challenge Match! Brought to you by the Cats of CLP.  

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Letter from the Executive Director: The Power of Real Conversations in Challenging Times

November 18, 2016 I received an email yesterday from an Oregon principal asking for advice. In the wake of the election, incidents of serious harassment and bullying dramatically increased at his school. Perhaps you are experiencing this, too. So, how do we create a safe place for all children? I do not have all the […]

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