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Center for Advocacy

Grassroots, national, bipartisan

NHSA partners with a variety of national advocacy groups to pursue legislative action that would positively affect the children and families Head Start serves.

Grow America Stronger Coalition

The National Head Start Association participates with many other national organizations to advocate in Washington, DC for the expansion of high quality early learning across the nation.


Home Visiting Coalition

NHSA works with national and state organizations to advocate for funding and expansion of Home Visiting programs, like Early Head Start, throughout the nation. The coalition works to make sure programs like Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting maintain their federal funding. Find out more here.

Child Care Coalition

The National Head Start partners with national and state organizations to increase families' access to affordable, high-quality care. Find out more here.


Invest in US Campaign

Invest in US is a challenge to public and private partners, business leaders, philanthropists, advocates, and elected officials to expand high-quality early childhood education programs for children ages birth through five. Find out more here.