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Tools and Resources from National Black Child Development Week

National Black Child Development Week (NBCDW) raises community awareness about important issues impacting Black children and families. The goal of NBCDW 2016 - themed "A Week of Action" - was to educate, empower, organize and mobilize our community to advocate for Black children and families.

Black Child Advocates Across the Country Launch “Week of Action” to Mobilize and Empower Families

National Black Child Development Week (NBCDW) will be held May 16 - 21. During the week, themed "A Week of Action," educators, advocates, professionals, parents and caregivers will join together to empower and mobilize families and communities. NBCDW will raise awareness around the need for early learning centers and schools to provide wrap-around support services that benefit the whole child; provide parents and caregivers with the tools to advocate for educational equity; engage with thought leaders on the pre-school to prison pipeline; and highlight activities that promote healthy brain development.