Tag archives: Lorraine Neenan

Unifying Force
By Richard Mineards   |   August 15, 2023

Jennifer Macdonald is CommUnify’s new director of Children’s Services following the retirement of Lorraine Neenan, who served the organization for more than 20 years. Effective immediately, she will oversee 23 head-start and early head-start campuses, and the 200-plus staff who work at the locations throughout Santa Barbara County. Macdonald has worked in the field of […]

CommUnify and Head Start at 55
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 10, 2022

Head Start, the federal early childhood education program, was established in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty with a goal of promoting school readiness to young children from low-income families through providing health, educational, nutritional, and social services. Two years later, Community Action Commission, or CAC, incorporated as a nonprofit to […]