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How Head Start is Serving Essential Farmworkers during the Pandemic and Beyond

The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Resilience Center is a program under the umbrella of the Atlantic Council, a international affairs think tank. The program focuses on issues of climate change, migration and security. In December, it published an article titled “Migration Matters: Serving Essential Farmworkers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” They write that migrant farmworker communities across the…

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Head Start Can Provide Structure and Consistency for New Immigrant Families

In 1977, Head Start began its first bilingual and bicultural programs. 40 years later, Head Start continues to build productive relationships with families by respecting and responding appropriately to the culture, language, values, and family structures of each family they work with. In fact, it’s a requirement. Immigration as a policy matter has been a…

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HHS Announces Two Grants Available for Expansion of Early Head Start Programs

At the end of July, the Office of Head Start emailed an announcement to agencies and other stakeholders regarding two competitive grant opportunities for the expansion of Early Head Start Programs in their communities. The first grant announces American Indian/Alaska Native EHS Expansion and EHS-Child Care Partnerships. The second pertains to EHS Expansion and Migrant…

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