Developed by the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) with generous support from the Walmart Foundation and Bezos Family Foundation, the Family Empowerment Program (FEP) builds the capacity of parents and caregivers as leaders and advocates of their families. Throughout this twelve-week program, families are equipped with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to foster their children's learning and development while effectively advocating for them from birth. The program was designed to guide and coach parents and caregivers through a strengths-based lens that honors the rich cultural and linguistic strengths of families of color.
NBCDI’s Family Empowerment Program is:
Family Empowerment Program is built on four guiding principles:
NBCDI’s Family Empowerment Program consists of six topic areas that incorporate a range of interactive, engaging, and evidence-based activities.
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