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Head Start Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Dickman

Poet Matthew Dickman received the Honickman First Book Prize and Oregon Book Award for his first full book, All-American Poem. Matthew attended Head Start in Portland, Oregon.

“Within the walls of Head Start,” he said, “I was given access to, and the freedom of, creative and intellectual exploration.”

Read more about how Head Start helped Matthew (PDF)

Throughout Head Start Awareness Month we are spotlighting Alumni from across the country. Check back every weekday as we publish new stories!