Navigating Politics: Head Start’s Dos and Don’ts

You may ask, can Head Start employees engage in voter engagement activities? Short answer: YES! Just not on Head Start’s time. Head Start programs are explicitly allowed to participate in voter registration so long as Head Start funds are NOT used. All permissible activities must be conducted in a nonpartisan manner, without showing a bias or preference for or against any candidate or political party. Use this guide to answer any additional questions you might have!

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