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2023 Council Candidate Questionnaire

Jefferson Ready Start Network is a coalition of partners who are working to increase access to high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education for children birth to 5 in Jefferson Parish. Our children, our workforce and our economy depend on it. We asked all candidates for council to answer questions on this important issue. Below are the responses received to date.

September 21, 2022

New Orleans City Business

Ones to Watch – Education – Sarintha Stricklin

August 10, 2022 / The Advocate

Letter to the Editor – ACE Impact Report – Emmy O’Dwyer

March 17, 2022


CBS Mornings

March 17, 2022


Eyewitness Morning News at 8AM

November 23, 2021

The 100 Companies

Funding the future of Jefferson Parish children

July 1, 2021

Biz New Orleans

Jefferson Ready Start Network

March 26, 2021

Jambalaya News interview

Registration for early education program

March 3, 2021

Telemundo interview

Registration for early education programs

November 9, 2020

The Advocate

Child care workers deserve pay and respect

July 23, 2020

United​ Way​ SELA

United Way & You

July 4, 2020

Telemundo Interview


July 9, 2020

VivaNOLA Interview