682. Family Empowerment Matters
|Date:||Tuesday July 12, 2016|
|Time:||3:30 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Location:||Grand Salon 10 (1st floor)|
|Speakers:|| Danielle Adamson, National Black Child Development Institute
Georgia Thompson, National Black Child Development Institute
Janis Jones, Black Child Development Institute-Chicago Affiliate
Learn about the nation’s first culturally responsive, culturally relevant and trauma-informed Family Empowerment Program. This strengths-based program helps parents become leaders of their families equipping them to build the capacity of their children as learners, and advocate for them from birth. This presentation will provide an overview of the program, its current implementation, as well as policy implications.