President Biden's expanded Child Tax Credit brought 60,000 Oregon children out of poverty.
Working with Children’s Institute and the Early Childhood Coalition gave me a space to speak as an expert in family care and I was able to help shape priorities for the 2021 legislative session.
In 2021, parents, child care providers, and community organizations on Oregon’s Early Childhood Coalition (ECC) advocated for early childhood policies to support young children, families, and communities furthest from justice.
Despite claims to the contrary, the Build Back Better Act envisions an important role for faith-based child care providers.
Takeaways from a report by ZERO TO THREE that shares how states in the US are working to create equitable early childhood policies.
As the country limps into the twenty-first month of the COVID-19 pandemic, much national attention remains on our failing child care system, a system which is now widely recognized to be an essential piece of the country's infrastructure — not only supporting...
Oregon Relief Nurseries provide critical support to families with young children ages 0-5. They currently serve about 3,500 young children throughout the state and are an integral part of Oregon’s early childhood system.
On this episode of The Early Link Podcast, host Rafael Otto speaks with Andrew Yoshihara, who is a member of Black Child Development PDX and founder and executive director of Bustin’ Barriers, a nonprofit organization that serves kids with disabilities. He is also a parent advocate and has been involved with legislative advocacy in 2021.
On this episode of The Early Link Podcast, host Rafael Otto speaks with guest Dalia Avello. Dalia serves on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Montessori Association, trained as a psychologist, is a certified Montessori teacher, and has expertise in the Education and International Development fields.
Rafael Otto speaks with three guests about the 2021 legislative session and the policies that did and did not pass, in the interest of children and families.