Updated: Jun 15
BCDI-Atlanta is partnering with Fair Count to offer "We Count Storytime", a virtual story time for families to engage in to celebrate Juneteenth. You can tweet and post to social media with us using #BlackChildrenCount and #CountUsForreal. See the flyer below for more information.
Fair Count is also offering various other events for you to participate in to celebrate Juneteenth. Here is a list of events happening this week:
Sunday - We’ll be live with Macedonia Baptist Church for a civic engagement centered worship service starting at 9 AM EDT on our Facebook page.
Monday - We’re hosting the grand finale of our 3-part web series, Undercounted: Black Men Speak featuring Black men who are engaging our communities through action. (We'll also be announcing a special challenge for our greek organizations during this episode)
Tuesday - Our VP, Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean and her family are presenting “We Count” Storytime, a story that celebrates our diversity and the importance of getting counted in the 2020 Census. Please RSVP to join us. The story will be aired on our Facebook page Tuesday night at 7PM.
Wednesday - We’re partnering with The Links for Sister Sip, an interactive holistic virtual event on Zoom about what it means to show up for our communities, while also prioritizing our overall health, with a special guest, the exceptional Audra McDonald.
Thursday - We’ll be live on Facebook with Florida A&M University for Showtime 2020: Stand Up and Get Counted, a community chat on how to leverage your influence and reach to ensure communities around the nation get their fair share of resources and political power.
Friday - Grab your favorite cognac and join our Program Director Ed Reed in sitting down with three Black men from Albany for Cuts N’ Cognac, a conversation on how we show up for our community through the census and civic engagement.
Saturday - We’re hosting an Old School Backyard Party, a live Juneteenth census celebration featuring old school jams and DJ MixMaster on Facebook.
NBCDI released an activity book to help families, caregivers, places of worship, and civic groups guide children in coping with crisis in response to police brutality and how this impacts the Black community.