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Events & Programs


Families Preparing Young Readers is a program designed to help families help their children to develop strong fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills from reading.  


BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro hosted a "Raising A Reader" Kick-Off BBQ on Saturday, September 5th at Turner Park. This event was hosted in partnership with M.A.X. Individual and Family Services. 


The Kitchen Table is a community conversation that offers the public a chance to express their views about key issues of concern within the communities.


On January 29, 2017, BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro participated in Educational First Steps’ Annual Early Childhood Conference in Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year’s conference was “Are We There Yet? Why Our Professional Development Matters.”  BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro hosted a panel discussion entitled, “The Importance of Family Involvement in Early Care and Education.” Moderated by BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro President Dr. Nedra Y. Washington, the panel consisted of Drs. Leslie Griffin, Daphne Harris, Sheila Lumar, and early care and education professional Tobitha Stromile, Owner and Director of W.I.S.E. Academy in Cedar Hill, Texas.