Early Literacy: Early Readers and Early Scientists


ELWC has distributed more than 7,000 early literacy kits to promote culturally specific ways of Reading, Talking, Singing, Playing and Writing with young children in English, Spanish, Somali, and Vietnamese. Together with the Iraqi Society of Oregon and the Oregon Korean School, we have co-developed literacy kits in Arabic and Korean.

A Permanent Collection was built in 2017 in Beaverton City Library with more than 3,000 new titles for children and families in English, Spanish, Koran, Mandarin, Farsi, Somali, and Arabic among others.

ELWC has developed and distributed 2,000 STEM CURIOSITY Kits/early literacy kits in Somali, English, Spanish and Arabic.

STEM Trainings: Next Generation Science Standards in Early Learning Parts I and II. Set I.

A Multilingual Permanent Collection with more than 2,000 new books has being built in 2018 at the Hillsboro Public Library.