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We’re headed to Salem on April 9 to advocate for early childhood.

Building a Movement

Every child in Oregon deserves the best start in life. Your contribution can help ensure they get it.

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We have a vision for early care and education in Oregon, and we want you to be a part of it.

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Influencing State Policy

We help lead a coalition of advocates fighting for increased state investments in early childhood programs and services. Our policy recommendations are research-based and centered on the lived experiences of families and educators.

Influencing State Policy

We help lead a coalition of advocates fighting for increased state investments in early childhood programs and services. Our policy recommendations are research-based and centered on the lived experiences of families and educators.

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What’s the Connection Between Early Childhood and the Behavioral Crisis in Oregon’s Classrooms?

What’s the Connection Between Early Childhood and the Behavioral Crisis in Oregon’s Classrooms?

Recent news reports and a report released this month from the Oregon Education Association reflect an increasingly pervasive and alarming trend in classrooms: Across the state and at all grade levels, educators, parents, and other child advocates are reporting that...

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Mission

We move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children prenatal through third grade.

Key Topics

We’re focused on issues that matter for young children and families: child care and early education, health care, and support for parents and the early education workforce.

You Can Make A Difference

You can help us ensure that every child in Oregon has the best start in life.

You Can Make A Difference

You can help us ensure that every child in Oregon has the best start in life.

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