Early Childhood Coalition
Oregon’s Early Childhood Coalition includes more than 40 state and national organizations that work to advocate for young children and families. Children’s Institute serves as a coordinating member of the coalition and offers facilitation support.
Our partnership has made a difference: The historic passage of the Student Success Act and the newly created Early Learning Account demonstrates Oregon’s commitment to improving the early care and education of young children and their families.
Now, we must work closely to ensure that Oregon holds fast to those commitments through the health and economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to join us, by learning more about our collective goals, sharing our message with your networks, and working with us to remind lawmakers why early childhood matters!
Have a question or need more information? Please email Malea Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020-2021 Advocacy Toolkit
Our coalition’s messaging framework and social posts are available for download. Please share widely with your networks!
Social Media Graphics
Right-click to download. Use hashtag #OregonEC when you post!
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
American Heart Association
Child Care Resources
Douglas ESD Early Learning Hub
Early Learning Council
Early Learning Central Oregon
Early Learning Clackamas
Early Learning Council
Early Learning Multnomah
Early Literary Success Alliance
Eastern Oregon Community Based Service Hub
Family Forward Oregon
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization
Marion & Polk Early Learning, Inc.
Metropolitan Family Services
Native American Youth and Family Center
Northwest Early Learning Hub
Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children
Oregon Alliance for Early Intervention
Oregon Association of Relief Nurseries
Oregon Child Abuse Solutions
Oregon Coalition of Local Health Officials
Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities
Oregon Education Association
Oregon Head Start Association
Oregon Montessori Association
Oregon Pediatric Society
Oregon Public Health Institute
Our Children Oregon
Prevent Child Abuse Oregon
Reach Out and Read
ReadyNation: Council for a Strong America
Social Venture Partners Portland
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
Yamhill Community Care
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