Bringing Families Together: Building Community

View examples from one Head Start/Early Head Start program of ways to bring families together and build a strong sense of community in this video. The program creates opportunities for parents to share experiences and build social connections that improve their family's well-being and contribute to better outcomes for children.


Watch the Best Practices in Family and Community Engagement Video Series to support your program’s efforts toward systemic and integrated engagement. Rooted in the Office of Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework [PDF, 1.06MB], the videos highlight examples of innovative approaches to engagement that foster strong relationships with families and lead to positive outcomes for children and families.

To learn more about the PFCE outcomes, read the Research to Practice Series.

Bringing Families Together: Building Community. Best Practices in Family and Community Engagement Video Series. HHS/ACF/OHS/NCPFCE. 2013. English. Streaming Video. 00:08:02.

Last Reviewed: July 2014

Last Updated: January 6, 2017