SEND A TWEET: Emergency Relief Needed for Head Start During COVID-19
Contact Congress in support of critical Head Start funding
Join us in urging Congress to provide Head Start with the funding it needs to safely reopen in the next COVID-19 response bill, so classrooms can safely reopen. Conservative estimates indicate that Head Start’s supplies and staffing costs specific to COVID-19 amount to $1.7 billion, as detailed in The True Cost of Reopening.
Follow the steps below, starting by entering your zip code, to join together with other powerful Head Start advocates in urging Congress to provide Head Start with the funding needed for personal protective equipment (PPE), cleaning supplies, mental health consultation, increased janitorial and teaching staff, and other unavoidable costs.
When you're done, feel free to use our social media toolkit to help further spread the word.