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2022-2023 Annual Report

Check out EPEL’s 2022-2023 Annual Report to learn how the early childhood collaboration is raising awareness about the importance of early childhood and increasing access to early learning opportunities. As an added bonus see how EPEL has grown over the last ten years.
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Family Ready for Kindergarten

EPEL met the Avina family in the neighborhood at Learning On the Go early learning engagement opportunities three summers ago. EPEL helped the family connect to resources in the community, library programs and the school district preschool. Now this preschool graduate is starting Kindergarten at Harriet Gifford Elementary. She is Happy, Healthy and Ready for ... Read more
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Student Interns Work in the Neighborhoods with EPEL

Rising seniors, Siclali Camacho and Alexa Robelo, in School District U-46 spent the summer interning with EPEL in the neighborhoods. They received a stipend provided by Alignment for Education that offers experiences for students in the community to build a strong workforce. These ladies have a bright future. We hope they will consider working with ... Read more
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Seigle Foundation Supports Early Learners

EPEL is proud to receive a $30,000 grant from the Seigle Foundation to support the early childhood community collaboration and needed system changes that help serve families best.
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Elgin Partnership for Early Learning Receives Nonprofit Status

Elgin Partnership for Early Learning recently received 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. The nonprofit status announcement comes as the organization prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary and launches its annual summer Learning on the Go programs in six Elgin and three Hanover Park neighborhoods.
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EPEL Receives $2,500 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Learning On the Go Family Engagement

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Elgin Partnership for Early Learning a $2,500 grant to support children’s literacy readiness in the neighborhood Learning On the Go programs. 

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