No Small Matter Doc Screening

APR 22 | 6:30PM

Apr 22, 2019 | 6:30PM (doors at 6:15PM) | All Ages | Parking Free | Free but RSVP required!

6:30PM | Documentary: No Small Matter (70 mins)


7:40PM | Following the documentary, a panel of early childhood experts will share information about proven programs and services for kids and families in Oregon and potential new state investments in early childhood. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with lawmakers and ensure they know: Early Childhood Matters!


This event is sponsored by Children's Institute and Oregon Association for the Education of Young Children.


is the first feature documentary to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for good in America today: early childhood education. Through poignant stories and surprising humor, the film lays out the overwhelming evidence for the importance of the first five years, and reveals how our failure to act on that evidence has resulted in an everyday crisis for American families, and a slow-motion catastrophe for the country. Visit or to watch the trailer and learn more!

Please note: OMSI will be closed on Monday, April 22 but the Empirical Theater will be open for this event. The Empirical Cafe will NOT be open.


Questions? or 503-797-4529.