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.

Historic Budget for Early Learning

Friday, May. 31, 2019
The Student Success Act will provide a large investment in Oregon’s schools. Did you know that it also includes about $400 million per biennium in new investments in early learning programs?

Talking about Child Development in Community

Friday, May. 31, 2019
Early Learning Multnomah is working with partners from IRCO, Health Share and Multnomah Early Childhood Program to hear from Vietnamese and Bhutanese community members about child development. The learnings will shape the ways in which dominant culture organizations offer supports and services.

The Purpose of the Parent Accountability Council

Monday, Apr. 29, 2019
The Parent Accountability Council (PAC) will celebrate 5 years this summer. The PAC was created to guide Early Learning Multnomah’s work. We’ve been reflecting on the difference between listening to parents and sharing power.

Upcoming Events

Fri., Jun. 21 | 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

Fri., Jun. 21 | 12:30 pm | Asian Family Center

Sector Council

The Sector Council is charged with developing a strategic agenda that is shared across sectors and guided by family voice. The Sector Council is comprised of leaders from five sectors— business, health, early childhood, K-12, and social services.

Tue., Jul. 16 | 10:30 am | Department of Human Services - East Branch

Early Learning Community Meeting

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