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.

What it looks like to support equity and opportunity for every child in Multnomah County

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
The root causes of inequities impact families and children across our county in lots of ways, every day. The work we do at Early Learning Multnomah and the programs we invest in have to reflect the reality of that diversity of experience and opportunity. As Oregon prepares to make new investments in early learning, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the significant work that has happened since the beginning of this year.

THE PARENT ACCOUNTABILITY COUNCIL TURNED FIVE!

Thursday, Sep. 12, 2019
In July we celebrated five years of parent leadership through the Parent Accountability Council with a family celebration. Check out some of the photos from the day.

Reflecting on Early Learning Multnomah

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
Molly Day has been a Director of Early Learning Multnomah since its inception. We asked her to reflect on a half-decade of ELM and what she imagines for the next five years.

Upcoming Events

Fri., Nov. 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

Fri., Nov. 15 | 12:30 pm | Asian Family Center

Oversight Council Meeting

The Oversight Committee is made up of representatives from the PAC and Sector Councils.  They allocate funds and make sure that Early Learning Multnomah investments meet state requirements, demonstrate Early Learning Multnomah’s Guiding Principles, and