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July 7, 2023

P.R.I.D.E. Pop Up Mini Art Festivals

The P.R.I.D.E. (Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Education) Program invites you to celebrate Black children!

The P.R.I.D.E. Pop Up Mini Art Festivals are free, fun, creative, and educational events that help young Black children ages birth through eight-years-old, and their families, celebrate their racial and cultural heritage through the arts. There will be interactive art activities, performances, music, free food, and giveaways.

When: Saturday, 9/16 | 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Homewood-Brushton YMCA, 7140 Bennett Street, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15208

This year’s theme is “I Love Being Black!

If you’d like to volunteer, email heidi.green@pitt.edu; for more information about the festivals, email mjackson@pitt.edu, and to learn more about The P.R.I.D.E. Program, visit racepride.pitt.edu.

For event updates, visit the P.R.I.D.E. Facebook and Instagram pages.

News

P.R.I.D.E. Pop Up Mini Art Festivals

The P.R.I.D.E. (Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Education) Program invites you to celebrate Black children!

The P.R.I.D.E. Pop Up Mini Art Festivals are free, fun, creative, and educational events that help young Black children ages birth through eight-years-old, and their families, celebrate their racial and cultural heritage through the arts. There will be interactive art activities, performances, music, free food, and giveaways.

When: Saturday, 8/19 | 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: The Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15206

This year’s theme is “I Love Being Black!

If you’d like to volunteer, email heidi.green@pitt.edu; for more information about the festivals, email mjackson@pitt.edu, and to learn more about The P.R.I.D.E. Program, visit racepride.pitt.edu.

For event updates, visit the P.R.I.D.E. Facebook and Instagram pages.

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March 10, 2023

Prioritizing and Strengthening Early Childhood Systems

Join the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for this webinar featuring Dr. Leah Austin, the Chief Executive Officer at NBCDI, and January Contreras, the Assistant Secretary at ACF.

In this webinar, speakers will address critical issues impacting Black children and families, highlight strategies to resolve them, and share the role their organizations play in that resolution.

Session Details

Thursday, March 30 | 12 – 1 p.m.

Virtual

Register

Learn More

This webinar is part of NBCDI’s Virtual Learning Series. The Virtual Learning Series is an opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations about early childhood education, child welfare, health and wellness, and other issues impacting Black children and families.

To learn more, visit the National Black Child Development Institute website.

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January 27, 2022

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

News

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

News

Parenting While Black: Virtual Webinar Series

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center for their virtual webinar series, “Parenting While Black: Reclaiming, Centering, and Affirming our Joy in Raising Black Children.” Events will take place every other Monday from March 7 to May 16.

This free webinar series offers a safe and welcoming space to hold conversations for and by Black families. Topics will include Embracing Black Joy and Excellence; Parenting While Black in White Spaces; Birthing While Black; Black Mental Health and more. All are welcome to join and engage in these powerful conversations.

Registration is required to access this event virtually.

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November 5, 2019

Anti-Racism in Early Education

What does it mean to bring an anti-racist lens to the classroom? Join Dr. Kerry-Ann Escayg and P.R.I.D.E. on November 14 to find out.

About

On November 14, community members are invited to join P.R.I.D.E. at the Homewood Community Engagement Center for their event, “Anti-Racism in Early Education.” As a part of the P.R.I.D.E. Speaker Series, the event will feature anti-racism scholar Dr. Kerry-Ann Escayg. Dr. Escayg is an assistant professor of early childhood education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her work focuses on bringing an anti-racist framework to early education.

P.R.I.D.E.

P.R.I.D.E. (Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Education) is part of the University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development within the School of Education. Their goal is to help young Black children, aged 3 to 8, understand race and embrace their ethnicity and heritage.

Registration

To RSVP, visit the event registration page.

More Information

For questions, contact P.R.I.D.E. at 412.383.8726 or adamflango@pitt.edu.

*Information provided by P.R.I.D.E.