Parent Committee Election Campaign Posters (Part 2) - Once the posters were completed, they were placed around the centers, for the staff and families to see. Next week, parents will have the opportunity to cast their ballot for their committee members!
Across the country, empty seats in Head Start classrooms mean lost opportunities for children and families. The Office of Head Start reports 57,265 children will lose access to Head Start and Early Head Start this year because of the sequester. On October 2nd, join us for a rally in Washington, DC to stop the cuts and stand up for Head Start!
“My life can be summed up in the words ‘wasn’t supposed to,’ ” Mills said. “I wasn’t supposed to get out of my neighborhood. Wasn’t supposed to go to Annapolis. Wasn’t supposed to work on Wall Street, and wasn’t supposed to be married for 25 years and have three great children.”
The 50-year-old Sterling resident credits a turning point that put him on the path to success: In 1966, his mother enrolled him in one of the first Head Start programs after seeing a flier at church. The announcement of a new kind of day-care center, which served lunch and took care of children all day for no charge, was a huge relief to his working mother and a jump-start on school for him.
Are you a Head Start graduate? Is your child? We need your help!
If you are an alum or your child attended Head Start, join us in a national campaign to encourage all former Head Start children and parents to identify themselves!
Join NHSA and programs across the country next week as we display the seats and cribs emptied by the sequester - and all the lost opportunities they represent.
Find out how to get involved and press advisories, fliers, and other resources to get started at go.nhsa.org/empty-seats
(If your program can’t participate on the 19th, find another day that works for you during August!)
Join the National Empty Seats = Lost Opportunities Day on August, 19, 2013.
Congress believes the effects of sequestration are harmless and can be ignored. Members of Congress are home this month - let’s show them just how real and painful these cuts are in their own communities!
Find out how to get involved at http://go.nhsa.org/Empty-Seats.
Join ZERO TO THREE, co-sponsors including NHSA, and presenters Arne Duncan, Kathleen Sebelius, Jennifer Garner and many more, for the first-ever virtual rally to support early learning initiatives for infants and toddlers on Monday, July 8, at 2pm EST!
You can watch and participate in this event from your home or office by joining the Google+ Hangout On Air. Sign up: www.rally4babies.org/community