Farah Samti

Program of Excellence: New St. Paul

As we know all too well, the overall wellness infrastructure of a program has far reaching consequences. Without healthy environments, illness can spread and, eventually, close classrooms. Without open classrooms, children must stay home. This creates the vicious cycle of parents not being able to go to work and potentially losing income. With all this…

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For Catawba Children and Families, “Head Start is Heart Work”

The Iswa Head Start program on the Catawba Reservation in South Carolina advocates for equitable and accessible early childhood education.

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Native Heritage Thrives in Head Start Community Garden

Cankdeska Cikana Community College Head Start is an example of how a community garden can be an opportunity to honor Native heritage.

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