being a THSA Member, you'll have access to the
latest news and the opportunity to be heard!
Attend meetings, conferences and speak up!
Dollar Per Child
THSA’s goal is to raise $1 for every
child enrolled in Head Start. The Dollar per
Child campaign specifically supports advocacy
activities in conjunction with NHSA. Funds help
maintain high media visibility about Head Start
issues, hold trainings on current Head Start
legal issues, and impact public policy and
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Head Start employees can contribute with a
payroll deduction. Parents can collect
donations at parent meetings.
Invite friends and families to contribute. No
amount is too small!
Organize a fundraising event. Local programs and
state and regional associations have
through sporting events such as walk-a-thons,
dance-offs, and bowling
special events like fairs, bake sales, and
raffles; and the sale of promotional
buttons, stickers, and pins.
Register to Vote
Are you registered to vote? Your voice begins
with your power to vote - are you registered?
Use the Register to Vote box on the left to get
NHSA offers the
Participation and Lobbying Laws for Head Start
is a 28-page
guide designed to help
the Head Start community with political
involvement. The guide illustrates do’s and
don’ts for Head Start communities actively
involved in the political process. It references
the Hatch Act, which is legislation that
determines the level of political activities
allowable by law.