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Who We Are

Elevating The Head Start Community

Region 9 Head Start Association provides assistance to Head Start programs in Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii, and the Pacific Region to ensure their ongoing viability and vitality. Operating a high impact, community-driven Head Start program has become more complicated, more challenging — and more necessary than ever.

Region 9 Head Start currently serves more than 130,000 children and their families and encompasses the largest geographical area of any regional association.

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Healing From the DIS-Eases of the Past to Create a Peaceful Head Start Community

By Niki Spears, Founder and Chief Culture Creator of Culture Cre8tion Have you felt like the world's negativity is creeping into your daily life? You're not alone. But what if the key to a more peaceful life wasn't "out there" – but “within you”? Dr. David Hawkins, a ...

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