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FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

What We Do

Promote family engagement as a long-term commitment shared between multiple stakeholders from many settings, which include outreach programs and activities that build partnerships, as well as equip families with resources to improve economic stability.

Powerful Families

BDCI-Atlanta's Two Generation Innovation Program

BCDI- Atlanta’s Powerful Families program focuses on creating opportunities for and addressing the needs of both children and their families together, to create improved family economic stability.  

The program provides materials and professional development opportunities to support families and early care and education staff at all levels. Families are given culturally relevant books and early childhood educational materials to improve their children’s school readiness skills.  Early care and education staff receive toolkits and training materials to enhance their relationships with and year-round opportunities for the children and families they serve.

Powerful Families Video Series

BCDI-Atlanta proudly introduces a video series for Powerful Families. Each video encourages parents to spend more intentional and attentive time with their children. Visit our YouTube channel to view and share our videos with families. 

To learn more about Powerful Families and opportunities to get involved, please contact us.

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Family Engagement Program (FEP)

The Family Engagement Program is a 12-week program created to provide parents and caregivers with the necessary knowledge, tools, and skills to support the learning and development of their children effectively. 

Benefits of BCDI’s Family Empowerment Program: 

  1. Culturally Relevant and Responsive: Infuses the social-cultural context of families’ lived experiences.

  2. Trauma-Informed: Takes a holistic approach to building the capacity of families by educating families on brain development, toxic stress, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and the importance of building resiliency and developing protective factors in children and their families.

  3. Developmentally Appropriate: Fosters children’s learning and development while honoring their strengths, needs, and culture.

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Our Family Engagement Partners

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