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.
Saturday, May 20: Being Black Is...
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
Too Small to Fail and the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) are proud to share information and resources to help families talk, read, and sing together in celebration of Black History Month.
We live in a world filled with rich traditions, cultures, and routines. It’s never too early to start helping your child appreciate diversity. By modeling respect and care for others in our communities, we can help children embrace differences while recognizing the many things we all have in common.