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.

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.

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?

Celebrating the Early Childhood Coalition

Monday, Apr. 29, 2019
On April 9th, Early Learning Multnomah joined the Early Childhood Coalition to spend the day in Salem talking to legislators about the importance of investing early. Here are some of our highlights from the day.

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.

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.

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.

Stem Kits Are Here!

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
4,0000 STEM kits will be assembled and delivered to partners in January so they can be put into the hands of families. Here's everything you need to know.

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.

Where's My Community Voice?

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
ELM has invested over $2 million in the P-3 Schools model since 2015—and now school leaders and community partners are finding creative ways to bring P-3 Coordinators like Mani Xaybanha to new communities.

Bringing Native Voice to the PAC

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
Meet Winter Rose. She empowers Native American parents to “break down walls and work toward a better future.

NBCDI Conference Highlights

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
ELM's Amanda Grear shares her ah-ha moments from the National Black Child Development Institute conference in October.