The mission of the ELC is to lead the community to prioritize early learning. We accomplish this through education, advocacy, and the facilitation of collective action.


The vision of the ELC is a community devoted to the well-being of young children and families.


  1. Lead Early Learning Efforts
  2. Support Parenting & Caregiving
  3. Improve Early Learning Opportunities
  4. Promote Walla Walla as a Family-Friendly Community
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