House Bill Supports Head Start’s Role in Aiding Children Experiencing Trauma
Congress Passes Bill with $55 Million for Head Start Programs
RISE from Trauma Act Recognizes Vital Role of Head Start in Supporting Children and Families
Bill Includes $750 Million to Aid Head Start in Addressing Surge in Childhood Trauma
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director, Yasmina Vinci, commented on the decades of leadership of U.S. Representative Nita Lowey (NY-17), who served as chairwoman of the House Committee on Appropriations. Chairwoman Lowey announced today that she would retire from Congress at the end of her current terms.
WASHINGTON, DC - The National Head Start Association’s Executive Director, Yasmina Vinci, commented on the legacy created by U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, who passed away Thursday morning at the age of 68.
Cheers Targeted Funding for Head Start to Address Trauma
Cheers Targeted Funding for Head Start to Address Trauma WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2019 – Following passage today in the U.S. Senate of the final fiscal year 2020 spending bill, the National Head Start Association thanked members of Congress from both parties for their steadfast support throughout the year in championing this historic investment in America’s most vulnerable children and families.
Republicans and Democrats Unite in Support of Head Start WASHINGTON, DC – The National Head Start Association recognized more than two dozen members of Congress today for their leadership in supporting Head Start, the comprehensive early childhood development program for at-risk infants, young children, and their families.
Blueprint Will Allow Head Start to Continue Addressing Childhood Trauma