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NBCDI 2018 Calendar of Children Photo Submission Guidelines

Representation Matters.

That is why for more than 45 years the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has produced the Calendar of Children. The calendar is more than a collection of images. It is a celebration of the many shades and colors of Black people, a testament to the beauty and strength of Black children and families, and an acknowledgment of Black achievement.

National Black Child Development Week: May 14-20, 2017

National Black Child Development Week (NBCDW) raises community awareness about important issues impacting Black children and families. The 2017 theme, “Being Black Is Not a Risk Factor” will educate, empower, organize, and mobilize us to reclaim and reframe the predominant narrative about Black communities by highlighting the inherent strengths, assets, and resilience demonstrated by Black children and families.