Event Details

The DC Head Start Association (DCHSA) invites you to attend the Inaugural Early Learning Policy Breakfast to learn about the Association’s public policy and advocacy efforts related to early learning, family well-being, and increasing access to mental health supports. Parents, early learning professionals, community partners, business leaders, government leaders, elected officials, and current and potential funders are welcome to attend.

Agenda

Introductory Remarks

Christina L. Benjamin, Managing Director, DC Head Start Association

Welcome Remarks

Paul Kihn, Acting Deputy Mayor for Education, DC Government

White Paper on Opioid Misuse

Cody Kornack, Senior Manager of Congressional Affairs and Opioid Campaign Manager, National Head Start Association

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention Needs Assessment Results

Christina L. Benjamin, Managing Director, DC Head Start Association

Community of Hope’s Impact on Homelessness and Mental Health

Kelly Sweeney McShane, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community of Hope

Presentation of 2018 Early Childhood Champions

· Gail Govoni, President, DC Head Start Association and Vice President of Early Learning, United Planning Organization

· Cornett Roberts-Njoku, Board Member, DC Head Start Association and Program Director, Rosemount Center

Closing Remarks

Gail Govoni, President, DC Head Start Association and Vice President of Early Learning, United Planning Organization

The Inaugural Early Learning Policy Breakfast will be held immediately prior to DCHSA’s Inaugural Fall 2018 Early Learning Institute. For more information, please contact DC Head Start Association at 202-351-6175 or email [email protected] To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Benjamin at [email protected]

  • When: Fri Oct. 26
    8:30 am - 9:30 am

  • Address: 2375 Elvans Road Southeast
    Washington DC,US 20020

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