June 24, 2021


Samara Sheff


Congresswoman Gwen Moore Announces American Rescue Plan Funding for Local Head Start Programs

Congresswoman Moore Helped Secure Head Start Grants in the American Rescue Plan

Today, Congresswoman Moore announced $2,412,144 for local Head Start programs She helped secure the grant funding as part of the American Rescue Plan. In response, Congresswoman Moore released the following statement:

“I’m a former Head Start parent, and I know the value of these programs on families and children. Supporting these programs in Congress is an opportunity for me to pay it forward to ensure more Milwaukee families can benefit from Head Start,” said Congresswoman Moore.

Local Head Start Grant Recipients

  • Milwaukee Public Schools: $1,801,929
  • United Community Center, Inc: $610, 215

Acelero, Inc and Next Door Foundation, Inc received funding and serve multiple congressional districts in Wisconsin, including Wisconsin’s Fourth Congressional District.

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