Sign-On and Coalition Letters

Sign-On Letter (Jacobs and Bonamici)

Reps. Sara Jacobs (D-CA) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and colleagues sent a letter urging inclusion of child care in reconciliation.

FY23 Appropriations Letter (Casey)

This sign-on requests appropriations to prioritize and provide additional funding for Head Start in Fiscal Year 23.

Sign-On: Prioritizing Additional FY23 Funding for Head Start

Together, 20 US Senators are urging the appropriations to prioritize additional funding for Head Start in Fiscal Year 23.

NHSA Letter: 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.

Coalition Letter: National WIC Association on Infant Formula Shortage

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

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.

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.