One of the most important issues affecting the Latino and Puerto Rican community is identifying the causes of and strategies for reducing the achievement gap. The Latino and Puerto Rican Sub Commission feel that quality public education is the key to the continued viability of our community.

Head Start promotes school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. The program supports children’s growth in areas such as language, literacy, and social and emotional development.

For program descriptions, requirements, guidelines, application information and to find a Head Start program near you, call 1-866-763-6481 (toll-free) or use the Head Start Locator found at:  Connecticut Head Start Locator.