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Drive-through Coronavirus Testing

Atlanta Choose Healthy Life
COVID-19 Education, Testing & Vaccination

Atlanta Choose Healthy Life is an initiative to fortify community infrastructure in Atlanta and address the COVID-19 pandemic across Black communities.
In partnership with United Way of Greater Atlanta and Ebenezer Baptist Church, BCDI-Atlanta facilitates the implementation of Atlanta Choose Healthy Life with 10 local churches. ​

Locate COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination.

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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.

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Self-paced Online Literacy Course

An Extension of our 2021 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.


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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.

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2022 Quarterly Affiliate Meeting

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


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


Tuesday, October 18 

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


Quarterly Affiliate Meeting @ 6:30-8 PM ET


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Inaugural LEAN Gathering
JANUARY 26, 2022


Join us for our inaugural LEAN Gathering on 

Wednesday, January 26 @ 12:30-2 PM!


This month's topic is Hiring & Talent Management with the goal of supporting child care programs inequitably securing and managing quality staff.


This program is made possible by generous funding from United Way of Greater Atlanta and its partners at the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, seeking 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. 

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3rd Annual Culturally Responsive

Early Education & Care Summit

Professional Development focused on

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In-person: February 23, 2022

Virtual: February 24, 2022

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Submit a Proposal and/or Sponsor


View the 2021 program.



NBCDI Annual Conference

October 7-9, 2022


Washington, DC

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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.

EARLY BIRD pricing available through March 31, 2022.

Purchase Ticket and/or Sponsor