Have a Heart for Kids Day 2020

ELAA Link Library Resource

Start Early: Home Visiting One Pager

This document provides updated data on the Home Visiting Service Account funded home visiting programs, the shift to virtual visits with enrolled families, and highlights how home visiting will continue to support families through recovery.  Download pdf.

Home Visiting One Pager 2021

Home visiting is a voluntary, proven program where trained home visitors and parents work together to strengthen and support families in the child’s first years of life. This one pager gives an overview of the program in Washington state. Download pdf.

STATEMENT BY ELAA: Response to Governor's Budget Proposal

Governor Inslee’s budget is good for kids and addresses the tremendous impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on WA’s early learning system and families. 

Washington Child Care Stories from MomsRising

Washington’s economy and workforce cannot recover without child care. We must support our families in need, protect our frontline workers, and invest in the child care system which has long been the most underfunded component of our state’s education system.

2020 ELAA Session Review

A review of legislative progress for early learning in the 2020 session and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic upon the state budget. 

ELAA Letter in Response to COVID-19

A letter supported by the ELAA coalition, and circulated by our colleagues in states across the country, urging significant investments in our child care industry in the third COVID-19 economic relief package.

ELAA 2020 One Pager

This document gives an overview of the Early Learning landscape in Washington state and outlines the ELAA legislative priorities for the 2020 session. View and download (pdf).