NBCDI Celebrates Black History Month with Too Small to Fail

During Black History Month 2017, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) partnered with Too Small to Fail to share information and resources to help families talk, read, and sing together. Although Black History Month 2017 has ended, these resources are available year-round to continue to celebrate the beauty and brilliance of Black children and families!

Black History Month Q&A with  NBCDI President and CEO , Tobeka G. Green

Tobeka G. Green, President and CEO of the National Black Child Development Institute spoke with Too Small to Fail about how families can celebrate Black History Month all year long. The conversation focuses on ways parents can help children appreciate diversity by engaging them in meaningful conversations during everyday moments like mealtime. Access the full article here!


NBCDI's Favorite Books for Families to Read with Their Children 

In celebration of Black History Month, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) shared a curated list of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate books parents and caregivers can share with little ones. Access the full book list here!


NBCDI's Favorite Songs for Families to Sing with their Children

Performed by some of the greatest Black musical artists of our time, singing these moving melodies together can help promote positive self-esteem, early language development, and active family engagement among children, parents, and caregivers. These songs encourage parents and children to sing together while celebrating the beauty and brilliance of Black children and their families. Access the full song list here!