Topic: Diversity Equity & Inclusion

Touchpoint: Black Leaders in Head Start

History isn’t just about people who make it to history books—history is made every day by all of us, by the decisions we make and the work we do. What if we celebrated Black History Month by looking for Black leaders out in our community who used to be Head Start children? Let’s highlight a…

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A Head Start on Black History Month celebrations

In honor of Black History Month, children in Head Start classrooms across the country learn about and celebrate the impact of Black leaders.

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Bias Busters Essentials

Take your programs’ understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to the next level. This live course ensures everyone on your staff builds a common understanding of unconscious bias to create a more equitable environment.

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Bias Buster Basics

Educate and have an open dialogue with your staff on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI). This course is the perfect first step in your program’s DEI journey by defining shared vocabulary, language, and values.

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Head Start celebrates MLK Day

Head Start celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy year round by working towards his vision for racial equality.

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Celebrating Latino and Hispanic Heritage at MCDC

Montclair Child Development Center’s growing Hispanic service population informs their commitment to cultural competency.

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Parent with Autism Becomes Advocate

I didn’t always know that I was autistic, but I have always had great anxiety and difficulty forming and keeping relationships. I used to worry that I would be a terrible mother, or that someone would take my children away because of my mental illness. So before my first child was even born, I made…

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Macy Jones, Bold and Decisive Leader in Times of Crisis

Head Start Director Macy Jone’s community was hit hard by COVID-19. She hired a full-time licensed clinician to provide support.

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DEI Resources: Supporting LGBTQ+ Families

This collection of LGBTQ+ resources aims to promote equity in early learning.

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DEI Resources: Supporting AIAN Communities

Head Start believes that every child deserves success. Racial bias, injustice and racism have no place in Head Start. American Indian & Alaska Native (AIAN) families and communities deserve to feel heard and celebrated. Supporting AIAN Community During COVID-19 Supporting American Indian & Alaska Native Communities Combating COVID-19 (eHealth Initiative) NIEA Survey on Impact of…

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DEI Resources: Supporting Latino and Hispanic Communities

In supporting diversity, Head Start believes that every child deserves success. Racial bias, injustice and racism have no place in Head Start. Latino and Hispanic families and communities deserve to feel heard and celebrated. Supporting Latino and Hispanic Communities During COVID-19 Prevention Tools for Latino Families During COVID-19 (Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network) Early Childhood…

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DEI Resources: Black Lives Matter

From its earliest days, Head Start has been rooted in the search for justice, equality, and opportunity. We believe that Black lives matter. We believe Head Start’s role as a catalyst for hope serves as a beacon of light in communities. We believe today’s black Head Start children—innocent, inquisitive, and brilliant as they are—deserve a…

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