BCDI Philadelphia and Vicinity

AN AFFILIATE OF THE NATIONAL BLACK CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, INC.

 

THE BEGINNING OF BCDI PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITY



 

Vision For African-American Children

• The right to grow up in a drug-free environment and the right to a safe place to play.

• Every 3-10 four year old child has the right to an early education emphasizing developmentally appropriate practices, parent participation, and African American values & heritage.

• Every child has the right to achieve academically, regardless of income or family background and the right to a quality education in a public school setting.

• Every child has the right to a role model, a parent, relative, tutor, or a mentor whose task is to open  the door and show the way.