HB 3427 has passed the Oregon House and is now before the Senate! The bill is supported by the Early Childhood Coalition, a group of over 30 organizations in Oregon working on behalf of young children and families. The bill includes historic investments in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education, Relief Nurseries, the Early Childhood Equity Fund, Oregon Pre-K/Head Start, Early Head Start, Preschool Promise, Home Visiting, parenting education, and professional development for early childhood educators.
Show your support of these investments by urging your state senator to vote YES on the bill! You can add your own comment to the message explaining why early childhood matters to you.
Let’s make it clear that all kids in Oregon need access to the proven programs and services that support healthy development and early learning and ensure all kids are prepared for success in school and life.
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