Category: Oregon

The Alliance for Early Success is a 50-state resource for early-childhood advocates as they pursue the big, sustained impact that will ensure every child in every state, birth through age eight, has an equal chance to grow, learn, and succeed.

Oregon Legislature Creates Early Childhood Task Force

The Joint Task Force on Access to Quality Affordable Child Care, formed following last year’s passage of HB 2346, includes state lawmakers, early care and education providers, business leaders, parents, and Alliance for Early Success ally Children’s Institute.

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Oregon Advocates Report on Alliance-Funded “Deep Listening” Work

Advocates from several states recently began a “beneficiary voices” project that focuses on incorporating deep listening as a crucial component of policy solution development. Dana Hepper, Policy Director at the Children’s Institute (Oregon), recounts the project kickoff — a site visit to the incredibly diverse town of Clarkston, GA.

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Oregon Celebrates Historic Funding Victories for Young Children

Oregon early childhood advocates are celebrating passage of the Student Success Act (HB 3427) — a historic investment of $1 billion per year with 20 percent of the budget, or $200 million per year, dedicated for early childhood programs. The Children’s Institute reports on the breakdown, and the state’s five major funding victories for early childhood.

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