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New York, April 23, 2019 – The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) today announced the five inaugural recipients of Child Well-Being Leadership Development grants, which support programs that help racially and ethnically diverse mid- and senior-level researchers, policymakers and practitioners become transformative leaders who can make sustained improvements in the well-being of vulnerable children and families in the U.S.

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Black preschoolers are nearly four times more likely to receive one or more suspensions than white preschoolers.

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.

 


 

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