Congressional Testimony

NHSA and members of the Head Start community are often asked to testify and present in front of Congress. This testimony helps Congress understand the impacts of their decisions on Head Start and our community.

Public Witness Testimony of Rachael DeSpain (House)

Rachael DeSpain testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee calling on Congress to meet NHSA’s 2022 funding request.

Public Witness Testimony of Linda Bleything (Senate)

Linda Bleything submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriatioss Subcommittee regarding funding for Head Start in 2021.

Public Witness Testimony of Rehkah Strong (House)

Rehkah Strong testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee calling on Congress to meet NHSA’s 2021 funding request.

Written Testimony of Yasmina Vinci (Senate)

NHSA Executive Director submitted written testimony on FY19 funding for Head Start to the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee.

Written Testimony of Yasmina Vinci (Senate)

NHSA Executive Director submitted written testimony on FY18 funding for Head Start to the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee.

NHSA Issue Areas

NHSA advocates on a range of early childhood education public policy issues.

Sign-On Letters

NHSA regularly leads and joins letters to those in positions of power requesting that they take action.

Federal Register Comments

NHSA files written submissions on issues related to Head Start in the Federal Register.