In 2021, Anchorage organizations gathered to create the Anchorage Early Childhood Coalition (AECC).
What’s our vision?
Anchorage is a place where ALL young children can grow, learn, and thrive
What’s our mission?
To improve equity and quality in the early learning, health, and welfare of all Anchorage’s young children through a collaborative group of stakeholders
Looking for fun events for young children?
Check out the Anchorage Early Childhood Community Calendar
Interested in joining or learning more?
Email the AECC C-chairs, Cecelia DeKorne (United Way of Anchorage) and Stephanie Schott (Best Beginnings)
Coalition Partners include:
Alaska Black Cacucus
Alaska Children’s Trust
Alaska Coalition of BIPOC Educators
Alaska Literacy Project
Anchorage Public Library
Boy & Girls Clubs-Alaska
Clare Swan Early Learning Center
Early Parent Support Anchorage
Kids’ Corps, Inc.
Rural Alaska Community Action Plan
Section of Women’s, Children’s & Family Health (DOH)
State of Alaska Child Care Program Office
United Way of Anchorage