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Policy & Advocacy

 *  Check out VOTER info below ..  WE MUST ALL VOTE!  

. .also, stay tuned for more exciting and fun ideas (like the recent raffle below) from our Parent Ambassador group!

Advocacy Resources

• Glossary of Policy & Advocacy Terms (source: Zero to Three)

• Support Head Start – NHSA’s Advocacy Web Tool

Tips on Writing to your Congressional Member

• How to Conduct a Meeting and Build Relationships with your Elected Officials

Advocacy Toolkit

• How to tell your story – get a toolkit here

Policy and Regulation Updates

• OHS’s Proposed New Performance Standards

• IHSA’s comments on OHS’s Performance Standards

Find Your State or Federal Representative

• Find yours here

Voter Education

• Takes only a minute to find out if YOU are registered to vote .. what about your family and friends?  So share the link with them, too!

• Illinois Registration Information

• More Illinois Voting Information

Head Start Stories by the Parents Themselves

• 2018-2019 . . new Parent Stories are to be posted later this summer!

• 2017-2018

• 2016-2017

• 2015-2016

• 2014-2015

$2 Per Child Campaign

• Learn more here