Lifted Voices Fellowship

Our 2022 - 2023 Lifted Voices Fellowship Application is open.

Apply here by September 30.

2023 Board of Directors: Call for Applications

Applications are open for Black Child Development Institute (BCDI)-Atlanta's 2023 Board of Directors.


Board meetings are held twice per year with special meetings potentially called by the Chairperson as needed. The Board of Directors is responsible for funding 10% of the organization's total budget each year.

Board Position Descriptions

  • Vice Chairperson: Offers support for the Board Chair and other leadership when needed. The Vice Chair is the future leader of the organization’s board.

  • Secretary: Records the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Directors, maintains records of committee meetings, oversees the maintenance of membership lists, provides for the safe keeping of all official contracts and designated organizational records.

  • Treasurer: Manages the organization’s finances and makes important decisions regarding spending and investing. This role is a demanding and engaging one, with a lot of responsibility and opportunity to initiate change.

  • Member At Large: Serves as the liaison between the membership and the Board of Directors. Officer duties and responsibilities are not fixed; they vary according to the needs of the organization and as directed by the other officers of the board.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current BCDI-Atlanta Member for at least 1 Year

  • Active participation in Quarterly Affiliate Meetings and organizational events

  • Letter of Interest

  • Resume or CV

The Election Process

  • Applications will be reviewed by the existing officers during the winter board meeting, where board elections will be held.

  • The slate of Board-elected officers will be presented during the following Quarterly Affiliate Meeting to complete the election process.


Board members serve a minimum of one year and can be re-elected annually by the Board of Directors, which is based on performance and fundraising. Board appointments are effective through December 31, 2023.

Learn more and apply.