The National Head Start Association wants to share with the world the lives that Head Start has touched since it was founded. This campaign is called “27 Million Windows,” to showcase the window of opportunity that Head Start provides to children raised within the walls of poverty.
What is Head Start?
“Head Start provides a range of comprehensive education, health, nutrition, parent involvement, and family support services and has primarily served atrisk children and their families since 1965.” For more information about Head Start see Basic Head Start Facts from the NHSA.
27 Million Windows
Head Start Centers (including early head start centers) all over the United States have to find 27 success stories within their community. Are you a Head Start success story or know someone who is? Help Head Start share success stories through the 27 Million Windows campaign.
If you are a parent, Head Start or Early Head Start alumni or a staff person this is what you can do!
Windows That Have Already Been Shared
If you have ever wondered what Head Start has done for people and the communities it is a part of or if you need inspiration to share YOUR story, check out these links.
Share your story or learn about others that were given opportunity because of the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs.
Resources: National Head Start Association, 27 Million Windows,https://sites.google.com/a/nhsa.org/27millionwindows/home