The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

Leave No Child Behind®

As Associate Director of Youth and Children’s Programs for a non-profit organization in my hometown of Newark New Jersey, I had the honor of having lunch with Marion Wright Edelman Founder and President of The Children’s Defense Fund. Over lunch, I was able to share my gratitude for the support my family received through her fund. While my children attended the Literacy-based Freedom School Programs each summer, I had the pleasure of being a parent/educator volunteer and enjoyed reading books with thousands of children. Today, I pay it forward with an annual donation to the fund.  To join me in support of this cause, select “A Moral Start” button below!


National Black Child Development Institute

NBCDI envisions a society that ensures a successful future for all children. They provide resources that respond to the unique strengths and needs of black children around issues including early childhood education, health and wellness, literacy, and family engagement.

To do what our organization’s name implies, to Mpower Humanity one soul at a time through the development of leadership and legacy, As an Early Childhood Educator, I am humbled to help NBCDI carry out their vision. Together we can support the leadership and legacy of children and families the world over. Won’t you join us? Select the “Children’s Future” button below.