The premise of Head Start is simple: every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to reach their full potential. head-start-conceptual-framework.jpg
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The First Advocates Pilot Project will nurture parent voices and empower a select group of Head Start parents as leaders who can carry out a variety of strategic advocacy activities in their communities and around the nation.
The Two Generations Together Initiative is focused on increasing awareness of two-generation adult education and job training models that are part of the comprehensive child and family services delivered by Head Start programs across the country.
For Alumni, Families and Champions
Head Start Works! Advocacy 101 Toolkit NHSA’s Advocacy 101 Toolkit will provide you with the basic tools and skills necessary to advocate on behalf of Head Start in the media, with elected officials and in your own community.
Research For fifty years, research and evaluation have documented Head Start's impact on school readiness, academic achievement, health, family stability, and long-term success. As a nonprofit membership and advocacy organization, NHSA sees its role in research as:
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