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Happy National Black Child Development Week!
All week, we're sharing a daily National Black Child Development Week (NBCDW) newsletter with resources to support Black children ages 0-8 and their families, based on NBCDI's focus areas, with details on how YOU can engage with local initiatives.

To stay informed, subscribe to our newsletter and follow #NBCDW2022 on social media.

View Daily NBCDW 2022 Recap

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Monthly LEAN Gatherings


Join us for our next Leadership & Equity Advancement Network (LEAN) Gathering on 

Wednesday, June 22 @ 12:30-2:00 PM!

BCDI-Atlanta's Expand ECE (Early Care & Education) initiative seeks to increase the diversity of early childhood education leaders and provide ongoing leadership support for childcare program owners, center directors, and family/group childcare providers, through programming, such as monthly LEAN Gatherings. 

RSVP for the next LEAN Gathering

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2022 Quarterly Affiliate Meetings

Tuesday, July 12 @ 6:30-8 PM ET

Family Literacy Night: Register


Tuesday, October 18 

Annual Business Meeting (Members Only) @ 5-6 PM ET: Register

Quarterly Affiliate Meeting @ 6:30-8 PM ET: Register


NBCDI Annual Conference

October 7-10, 2022


Washington, DC

Learn More

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Annual Benefit Gala & Awards

Royal Affair with an African Heritage Theme

Join us Saturday, December 3, 2022 for this FORMAL VIRTUAL EVENT filled with networking, entertainment and recognition celebrating community champions of Black children ages 0-8 and their families.

Purchase Ticket and/or Sponsor

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Getting Started with Farm to Early Care & Education


Self-paced Online Course

This training engages early education stakeholders in discovering and planning developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive Farm to Early Care and Education experiences for young children.

Learn More & Register

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Self-paced Online Literacy Course

An Extension of our Literacy Programming

BCDI-Atlanta’s Culturally Responsive Literacy Course equips early educators with information and resources necessary for building relationships and experiences that support the needs of young learners and their parents.


Course completers can apply to receive FREE books, thanks to our Read to Succeed partnerships.


Learn More & Register

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Strength Within

Self-paced Online Course


Trauma Informed Care Support for Early Educators & Child Advocates

This self-paced professional development opportunity serves as Tier 2 of our trauma informed care support for early educators and child advocates to increase the knowledge and skills of adults with Black children in their lives.

Learn More & Register