Our work is organized through our action teams. Learn more here about which team to join!

Advocacy and Awareness: Brings advocacy and awareness efforts and opportunities to coalition members and our communities. Connect with local, regional, and federal policymakers. Works to strengthen the public will at the grassroots level to advocate for the well-being of children and families.
Home Visiting: Collaborates and increases coordination of home visiting and early intervention services across programs, beginning prenatally.
Health and Wellness: Connects families to health resources by educating our communities on social, emotional, and physical health, including developmental screenings.
Family Engagement: Supports and enhances children’s learning and development by engaging and equipping the families as the first and most important teachers and their first advocates. Connect families to early learning opportunities that support child development, school readiness, and family wellness.
Professional Development and Workforce Development: Collaborates to build an adequate and well-prepared early learning workforce by providing professional development and pre-service opportunities. Facilitates coordination between programs for prenatal through preschool-aged children and P-12 by collaborating on professional development opportunities, sharing best practices, and creating advocates for early learning within the P-12 system.
Executive Committee: Sets the Coalition’s priorities; oversee support staff; and review and oversee the budget, action plans, and agenda. Additional information about the role and structure of the executive committee is listed in the Coalition charter.
Nominating Committee: Identifies the Executive Committee candidates and committee members, helps to ensure adequate and diverse representation in all committees, evaluates the nominating process annually, and manages the voting process.
Coalition members in Olympia for Washington Communities for Children Advocacy Day, January 2020
Blossoms Early Learning Center, Yakima, WA