Press Releases & Statements

Head Start Mourns the Passing of Former Senator Mike Enzi

July 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director Yasmina Vinci issued the following statement on the legacy of the former U.S. Senator from…

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House Appropriations Committee Takes Monumental Step in Strengthening Head Start

July 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) applauds the House Appropriations Committee for including a record-level of funding in the FY22 Labor-HHS-Education and…

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NHSA partners with Uber to launch rideshare COVID-19 vaccine access campaign

May 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the National Head Start Association announced a partnership with Uber to provide 500,000 rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites for…

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Head Start Applauds Congressional Champions for Robust Funding

May 3, 2021

205 members of Congress on both sides of the aisle support robust funding to build up Head Start in Fiscal Year 2022 WASHINGTON, DC –…

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Head Start Values and Approach Underpin Biden Early Learning Plan

April 28, 2021

Head Start Values and Approach Underpin Biden Early Learning Plan President Biden seeks historic expansion of access to early learning WASHINGTON, DC – The National…

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Daunte Wright

April 16, 2021

Dear Head Start community, I am devastated by the news on Sunday of Daunte Wright’s death at the hands of police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.…

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Head Start Applauds President’s Budget Proposal

April 9, 2021

Head Start Applauds President’s Budget Proposal Biden seeks $1.2 billion increase for Head Start and Early Head Start WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start…

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The National Head Start Association Condemns Asian Hate and Stands with Head Start’s AAPI Community

March 23, 2021

The National Head Start Association stands against racism, discrimination, and hatred of any kind. We are saddened by the need to share these words again…

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Head Start Welcomes Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services

March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association today congratulated Xavier Becerra upon his confirmation as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)…

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Congress Passes Emergency Spending Bill to Provide Relief to Families and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

March 10, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act includes $1 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association (NHSA) today celebrated…

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