Our Stories

Equity From The Start

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
ELM is focused on racial equity for good reason—because biases built into our early learning system create barriers for children of color even before they step foot in a school.

STEM Kits Ready for Distribution

Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019
During United Way of the Columbia-Willamette’s MLK Weekend of Service volunteers assembled 2,200 STEM Kits. Take a look inside one of the kits and find out where families can get one.

Keep Us Accountable in 2019

Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019
Black History Month and Women’s History Month offer an invitation to reflect on the ongoing impact of history on our identities, our structures and our services, including how and why we do our work at Early Learning Multnomah.

Seven Standouts from 2018

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
As we reflect on 2018—and everything we’ve accomplished together—there are seven highlights that stand out.

Upcoming Events

Tue., Apr. 16 | 10:30 am | Multnomah County Library - Midland

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., Apr. 19 | 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