Who We Are
For 46 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI), a non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C., has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families.
Who We Are
Established in 2014, the Black Child Development Institute-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro (BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro) is a community based organization advocating for families and their children. BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro is committed to providing the necessary tools needed to improve the overall well-being of families and their quality of life. BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro supports all initiatives set forth by the parent organization, the National Black Child Development Institute, Washington, DC.
For 46 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and families. With the support of the organization’s National Affiliate Network, BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro is committed to the overarching mission of the national organization which is “to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and families through education and advocacy”.
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro delivers high-quality programs and workshops in response to the voices from their communities. BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro recognizes the needs of Black families and their children and the issues including early childhood education, health, child welfare, literacy and family engagement. BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro is a volunteer-driven organization partnering with other community based organizations to bring positive change within the communities.
What We Do
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro is a community based organization advocating for the families within communities. BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro listens to the voices of our constituents and implement programs based on the needs of the people. The primary focus of BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro are early childhood community centers and their families. Advocating for providers via education and policy.
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Mission
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro aims to implement culturally-relevant and research-based programs promoting literacy, health, parent engagement, while advocating for better, stronger and more effective policies for families and their children at the local, state and federal level.
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Vision
BCDI-Dallas/Fort Worth Metro expands NBCDI’s vision of a society that ensures a successful future for all children, families, and communities.