We are the local Affiliate of the National Black Child Development Institute whose mission is “To improve and advance the lives of black children and their families through education and advocacy.” BCDI-Milwaukee has been serving African American children and their families in Milwaukee for over 18 years.
This year, as are many other organizations, we are challenged to do more with less. What is unique to BCDI-Milwaukee is that our Board and members are comprised entirely of volunteers. This means that there are many people who are truly committed – we walk the talk.
Because of our long history of integrity and reputation in Milwaukee and nationally, our Affiliate has been selected to participate in a number of pilot (grant) projects that will enhance the quality of life of children and their families. It is a privilege to be recognized and regarded. And we continue to develop partnerships along the way to help us fulfill our mission.
As we embark upon this year of challenges and opportunities, we know that with the support of our National office, our Board, and our members, we will continue to change the lives of African American children in Milwaukee. As you visit our website, won’t you consider joining us through membership, volunteering on a committee, contributing financially, donating a book for our “Love to Read” project, attending our events, or sharing our website with your colleagues, family and friends.
Onward in Success for Children,
Wanda J. Montgomery