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Save the Date! The 2020 Health Institute will be held: Dates: Sept. 14-16, 2020 Location: Virtual Interested in submitting a…


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

Mar 27, 2020

President Signs Coronavirus Stimulus Package; $750 million for Head Start
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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…

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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…