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Early Childhood Education Compensation Must Address Racial Pay Gaps

The ECE pay gap remains a formidable barrier to a strong early childhood workforce that can effectively partner with children and families.

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Senator Shelley Moore Capito on Raising Resilient Children

Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia has been a Head Start champion from the moment she was elected to Congress nearly 20 years ago.

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Alumni Spotlight: Sylvia Acevedo

Sylvia Acevedo says: “Today’s Head Start families encourage their kids to dream big and know they can go on to make their dreams a reality.”

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Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Jahana Hayes

When she started school at Slocum Head Start in Waterbury, CT, Representative Jahana Hayes knew that she was a part of a community. “It wasn’t just where children got an education. Parents could also access housing, and healthcare, and community resources. That’s what I understood education to look like-all the people coming together to make…

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Alumni Spotlight: Victor Jones

Victor Jones says: “Head Start shaped me into the person that I am today: someone who aspires to be a fierce advocate for marginalized children.”

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Alumni Spotlight: Domnic Barnes

Veteran Dominic Barnes draws on his military career and Head Start experience to improve transitions for military-connected students.

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Alumni Spotlight: New Mexico Lt. Governor Howie Morales

Head Start was a game changer for Howie Morales and helped him to blaze new paths for himself and his family members who followed.

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Alumni Spotlight: Cicely Simpson

Cicely Simpson credits her Head Start for her successful journey from small-town roots to the launch of her own company.

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack

Dr. Jack says: “I want people to see seeking out support as an integral part of one’s personal and social growth. Seeking help is a sign of strength.”

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Alumni Spotlight: Tyrone Olverson

Tyrone Olverson has built an impressive career based on the belief that every child should have the opportunity to succeed.

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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Eric Motley

Dr. Eric Motley says: “Head Start is rightly called Head Start as it is about the head — the cultivation of the mind—and giving kids a little extra push.”

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Neighborhood House Association Supports Staff Wellness

The Neighborhood House Association enriches lives through a continuum of education and wellness services, including staff wellness.

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