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Head Start Stories

She (my daughter) lives what Head Start is about in making sure families get the best knowledge about the environment and health and safety, and that they know their rights and exercise their power as intelligent and capable human beings and families.

– former Head Start parent, Chicago, IL

I fell in love with the program (Head Start) and for the last 50 years, I have been involved in one way or another with it.

– former Head Start employee, Iron Mountain, MI

The Head Start program has not only been there for my children, but they have also been there for me—allowing me to succeed, further than I ever dreamed possible.

– former Head Start parent and current grantee specialist, Orlando, FL

Her priority is the children's education and making a difference in their young lives.

– teacher at Community Action Program for Central Arkansas, Beebe, AR

Instead of investing Head Start dollars in a rental property, it's going into an agency that will benefit the community in a larger way, and we were able to increase the number of children they could serve.

– Pamela Black, Head Start director, Kansas City, KS