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Events & Programs


Learn more about BCDI-Denver's recent initiative, “Watch Me Read! Watch Me Succeed!” Early Literacy Boot Camp, specifically designed to equip Black male role models with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to serve as positive reading mentors for Black boys (Ages 3-8) in Colorado.


BCDI-Denver is excited to partner with Proud Project Fatherhood, LLC and the Denver Public Library’s Early Learning Department to bring Barbershop Books to the Denver community! Barbershop Books is a community-based literacy program that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops for boys ages 4-8.



Learn more about BCDI-Denver's implementation of NBCDI’s Good for Me! Health and Wellness program in early care and education sites in Denver to promote culturally-relevant healthy nutrition and fitness practices among Black families with young children. 


With generous support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) launched the national "Delivering on the Promise" campaign to dismantle the preschool to prison pipeline by addressing the rising rates of suspensions and expulsions in early childhood education. Learn more about BCDI-Denver's efforts to improve the outcomes of Black children in schools in the state of Colorado.