KTVU Fox 2: Bittersweet victory for Contra Costa Co. Head Start program

Alan Wang In the Media

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) – Contra Costa County recently received $3.4 million from a federal grant to fund its Early Head Start program. But county officials say they still face a tough challenge. Camilla Rand, the Head Start director says winning the grant was a small victory since thousands of children in the county will be left behind.At the Balboa Children’s Center, it’s storytelling time Thursday afternoon. And county officials want to share the story of their program early childhood education that’s designed to help children from the most challenging of circumstances. Read more