African American Children and Families Conference

The Power of Our People, Strength Through History, Culture, Hope, Experience and Collective Stories

February 21-22, 2019

Resources

Resources for Black Lives Matter at School National Week of Action

Black Hawk County Select Juvenile Justice System Planning Data (PDF)

Being Black is Not A Risk Factor, 2017 Report (PDF)

Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and Racial Equity (PDF)

Nation Shifts Away From Costly, Unnecessary Confinement

The 10th Worst City for African-Americans in the U.S. has a Story — This is How the Dream Derailed

Study: Michigan last in well-being of black children

​​​​​​​​​​The Black Children's Institute of Tennessee

5 Surreal Realities Black Children Face

Book: Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Book: Hey Black Child

Book: 100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series)

Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

Let Black Kids Just Be Kids

When Black Children Are Targeted for Punishment

After Charlottesville: We need to start ‘spoiling’ our black children

NBCDI Launches "State of the Black Child" Report Card for Texas

NBCDI Launches Community of Practice Initiative to Take Action


This week we lost 17 Americans in Parkland - the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012. Since then, 438 people have been shot and 138 killed in over 230 school shootings. That’s 5 school shootings every month, 16 of which classify as “mass shootings.”

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 16, 2018

Iowa NAACP Day on the Hill- February 22, 2018

Delivering on the Promise of Effective Early Childhood Education (PDF)

Adults Think Black Girls Are Older than They Are - and It Matters

YouTube Channel: Inspirations by Gail

A study in black and white: Is the Cedar Valley really the worst place to be black in America?

A Study Details How Phone Companies Prey on Families of Inmates in Local Jails