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Short and Sweet: Oregon’s 2024 Legislative Session

As the Oregon 2024 Legislative Session ended this year, the Policy and Advocacy team at CI let out a deep breath of gratitude, relief, and excitement for the year ahead. Short sessions often prove frustrating for what can be accomplished, but this year built on the chaotic momentum of 2023’s session, clearing the path for early childhood advocates to make great strides forward.

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Oregon’s Regional ‘Primeros Pasos’ Brings Together Sectors to Build Child Care for Latino Communities

In 2021, Mike McNally embarked on a mission to address needs identified by vineyard stewards in Oregon, focusing on housing and child care. This led to the formation of Primeros Pasos, a consortium aimed at creating best-in-class early childhood education and care for Latina communities in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. Originally published by EdNC on 12/6/2023.

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