Sign-On and Coalition Letters

Urging Support to Address the Head Start Workforce Crisis

The National Head Start community urges Congress to boost compensation for the workforce by at least $2.5 billion per year.

National WIC Association Infant Formula Coalition Letter

NHSA joins the WIC Association urge Congress to grant agencies with the resources needed to ensure babies have access to infant formula.

Public Witness Testimony of Lori Milam

Lori Milam provided testimony regarding the neglected and underinvested workforce in Head Start with request is for immediate action.

FY23 Appropriations Letter (Keller)

Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA-12) urged House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee to prioritize increased funding for Head Start.

FY23 Appropriations Letter (Clark)

Rep. Katherine M. Clark (D-MA-5) encouraged House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee to prioritize increased funding for Head Start.

Sign-On: Child Trauma and ACEs Policy Working Group FY23 Funding Priorities

NHSA joined the Child Trauma and ACEs Policy (CTAP) Working Group to outline Fiscal Year 2023 funding priorities.

Sen. Hassan SNAP WIC Eligibility Letter to HHS

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and six of her colleagues, urge HHS to accept SNAP and WIC eligibility as proof of Head Start eligibility.

Home Visiting Coalition MIECHV Reauthorization Priorities Letter

Home Visiting Coalition is advocating for a reauthorization of the MIECHV program by September 30, 2022.

Child Trauma and ACEs Policy Working Group FY22 Funding Priorities Letter

The CTAP Working Group FY22 Funding Priorities letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House Appropriations Committee.

National Collaborative for Infants & Toddlers Open Letter to the Nation

The National Collaborative for Infants & Toddlers (NCIT) Open Letter lays out a vision to secure the futures of our youngest children.

NHSA Issue Areas

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

Federal Register Comments

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

Congressional Testimony

NHSA routinely provide testimony to the Senate and House committees of Congress.