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Head Start Program Shows Benefit for Early Child Education
Early childhood education works. Kids who participate in Head Start programs are shown to be more likely to graduate high school and have better health and social skills.

I enjoyed visiting with a group of students this week from Jefferson County Head Start. I learned about their favorite things to do, what they’re learning, and we read The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Head Start is a vital program for communities and families across the country, and I continue to advocate for full funding for the program so they can continue their tremendous work.

Specifically, Jefferson County Head Start offers a comprehensive child-focused preschool program for children 3-5 years old. Head Start services also include early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, family support and parent education.
 
Legislator of the Year
I am honored to be named the 2016 Legislator of the Year by the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation. Jeffco is home to thriving bioscience, aerospace, outdoor recreation sectors and many more. It is a privilege to advocate for the people of Jefferson County and help build an economy that works for everyone.
Adams County Students Visit Office to Discuss Congress, Careers in Government
Students from the Adams County Consortium visited my office to learn about Congress and see what it’s like to work for the government. They discussed day-to-day responsibilities of staff and how the office works for the people of the Colorado. Thanks for visiting my office!

Upcoming Events
What: Rep. Perlmutter’s Senior Resource Fair – Find information on mobility services, health care, and other services offered in our community 
When: November 15 | 10:00 a.m. to noon
Where: Wheat Ridge Recreation Center - 4005 Kipling St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 | MAP
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What: Rep. Perlmutter’s District Office Open House – Join us for our annual open house at our district office located in Lakewood to meet with other constituents and discuss the services our office can provide.
When: December 10 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Rep. Perlmutter’s Colorado Office – 12600 W. Colfax Ave. – B400, Lakewood, CO 80215 | MAP
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