Dear Broward County Community Leaders
The Black Child Development Fort Lauderdale Affiliate partners with Magnorbrain Games to increase the literacy rate in elementary school students Fort Lauderdale, Fla, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 – The Black Child Development Institute (BCDI) Fort Lauderdale Affiliate is pleased to announce its community partnership with Magnorbrain Games to increase the literacy rate in elementary school students in Broward County, Florida.
BCDI and Magnorbrain Games will be distributing over 500 literacy games to students at 5 selected elementary schools between October and December of this school year. The events will be free of charge and open to all students and parents who attend the selected schools. Magnorbrain’s mission is to change the way students and teachers play and learn through fun and educational board games. The first event was held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Park Lakes Elementary School in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
About The Black Child Development Institute:
For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families. NBCDI, through its affiliates, focuses on delivering culturally relevant resources that respond to the unique strengths and needs of Black children around issues including early childhood education, health, child welfare, literacy, and family engagement.
The Fort Lauderdale Affiliate was chartered in 2010 and has been recognized on a national level for its outstanding programming in furtherance of the organization’s mission through partnerships with local organizations and national sponsors: Wal-Mart, State Farm and United Postal Services. Most recently, the Affiliate received the Mobility Award at BCDI’s national conference held in Orlando, Florida.
Fort Lauderdale Affiliate Chapter President, Teresa Kelley, is available for interviews about BCDI-Fort Lauderdale programs and this community partnership.