Our Stories

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.

PAC Celebrates Three Years

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
In July, ELM’s Parent Accountability Council (PAC) celebrated three years of guiding investments, changing local systems, and sharing lessons across the country. Here’s what they’ve accomplished in the last year.

Upcoming Events

Mon., Oct. 23 | 9:00 am | DHS East Branch

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.

Thu., Nov. 16 | 9:00 am | Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel

COSA's Statewide Early Learning Conference

Join us for COSA’s upcoming Statewide Early Learning Conference, November 16-17 at the Sheraton PDX Hotel in Portland.