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Covid-19 has drastically changed schools, among many things. Head Start California is partnering once again with Generation Wellness, the trainers…


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May 29, 2020

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Apr 22, 2020

New EdSource Article Highlights Head Start California, First 5 and other early childhood advocates’ Census engagement efforts
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Head Start California Updates

Census Summer is Here! Get involved & help ensure the 0-5 population is counted The Urban Institute estimates that as many as 792,000 California…

Head Start California Updates

Announcing: The HSC 2020-21 Board of Directors Congratulations to the newly elected officers of your Head Start California Board of Directors!  President, Stacey Scarborough Early Head Start Director and Chief Human Resources…

Advocacy and Policy News

2020-21 State Budget Signed Nearly 500 letters sent to Gov. Newsom to urge adoption of Legislature's budget The Governor and Legislature reached a final…