Sign-On and Coalition Letters

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 and AASA Joint Letter about Head Start IFC on Vaccines and Masking

AASA and NHSA letter to U.S. Education Department and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services about the Head Start IFC regarding vaccines and masking.

Rep. Roybal-Allard SNAP Eligibility Letter to HHS

Rep. Roybal-Allard (CA-40), along with eight members of the House, urge HHS to accept SNAP eligibility as proof of Head Start eligibility.

Universal Pre-K Early Childhood Coalition Letter

Coaltion letter from organizations representing young children and early childhood communities in support of universal access to child care and pre-K.

Sign-on: SNAP Eligibility Support

NHSA strongly supports adding SNAP to its definition of “public assistance” for the purposes of Head Start eligibility.

FY22 Appropriations Letter (House)

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH-15) encouraged House Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee to provide robust support to Head Start programs.

Welcome Letter to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services

NHSA congratulates U.S. Secretary of HHS on his appointment and looks forward to a strong partnership over the coming years.

Open Letter to Congress on Head Start’s Urgent COVID-19 Needs

NHSA sent a letter to express concern about COVID-19 supplemental funding, which appears to exclude critical resources for Head Start.

Children’s Head Start Intervention for Life and Development (CHILD) Act Support Letter

A letter to Sens. Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow in support of the Children’s Head Start Intervention for Life and Development (CHILD) Act.

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.