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.”
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…
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.”
Alumni Spotlight: Domnic Barnes
Veteran Dominic Barnes draws on his military career and Head Start experience to improve transitions for military-connected students.
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.
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.
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.”
Alumni Spotlight: Tyrone Olverson
Tyrone Olverson has built an impressive career based on the belief that every child should have the opportunity to succeed.
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.”