Giving the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Epidemic a ‘Head Start’ in Life
Apr 28, 2019
Community Action Akron Summit Head Start continues to be at the forefront of supporting children and families impacted by the epidemic of addiction. Andrea Fleming, Community Action Akron Summit Head Start grandparent and member of the National Head Start Association submitted this testimony to a congressional subcommittee as part of the ongoing effort to increase funding to support programs providing trauma-informed care to children impacted by addiction and other severe challenges. In sharing her story with Congress, Andrea Fleming represented the voices of many caregivers who have experienced the life-changing impact Head Start can have on children from at-risk backgrounds.