Our Stories

Kitzhaber Visits Preschool Promise Classrooms

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017
“I can’t think of a better way to start a week than spending time with young learners. I have been smiling ever since".

Preschool for all? Count us in.

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
On October 13, more than 250 local leaders and practitioners met to kick off a conversation about universal preschool in Multnomah County. Read our main takeaways from the day.

P-3 Coordinators Build Trust, Engage Families

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
Last year, ELM funded family engagement positions at eight SUN Community Schools. A year later, our partners know more about what it takes to build trust, build community, and empower parents from diverse backgrounds.

Heartbeat of the Community

Tuesday, Sep. 12, 2017
The newly redesigned Faubion School just opened its doors to the community. ELM is proud to be part of the school's innovative 3 to PhD™ model.

Upcoming Events

Fri., Dec. 15 | 10:00 am | Asian Family Center

Parent Accountability Council Meeting

The Parent Accountability Council (PAC) ensures that ELM's work is guided by family voice. Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend, please contact Lai-Lani Ovalles at lai-lanio@unitedway-pdx.org.

Tue., Jan. 16 | 10:30 am | St. Philip-Neri Catholic Church

Early Learning Community Meeting

The Early Learning Community is a broad group of community members and organization leaders who are invested in early learning.

Fri., Jan. 19 | 10:00 am | Location: TBD

Parent Accountability Council Meeting

The Parent Accountability Council (PAC) ensures that ELM's work is guided by family voice. Meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend, please contact Lai-Lani Ovalles at lai-lanio@unitedway-pdx.org.

Fri., Jan. 19 | 11:30 am | Location - TBD

Sector Council

The Sector Council is charged with developing a strategic agenda that is shared across sectors and guided by family voice.