Now Accepting Proposals!

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The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) is accepting proposals from SBE/CBE Food Service Management companies. Please contact Kasey Jearld-Makell at kmakell@nccf-cares.org or 240-372-3469 to receive the documents to apply.

The National Center of Children and Families Honored at 2023 Moxie Awards

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The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) received the prestigious 2023 Moxie Award for a Nonprofit, placing NCCF among an elite group of leading organizations. The Moxie Award recognizes organizations for demonstrating boldness and innovation as an integral part of their growth strategy. Earning the award involved a rigorous application and judging process for […]

NCCF Research Team Publishes Book Arguing for a New Protected Class for Black Males

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Authors Sheryl Brissett Chapman, Ralph Belk, Jasilyn Morgan, Krystal Holland, Bruce Tyson, and Omore Okhomina’s latest work entitled Black Male Youth Raised in Public Systems: Engagement, Healing, Hope (NASW Press) raises the provocative idea that Black men and boys raised by public systems should be entitled to specific legal protections designed to limit the intersectional […]

Dr. Sheryl Brissett Chapman Appointed to Board of Trustees for Montgomery College (MC)

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Maryland Governor, Wes Moore, has appointed Dr. Sheryl Brissett Chapman, Executive Director of The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF), to a six-year term on the Board of Trustees at Montgomery College (MC). The Board of Trustees of Montgomery College is the institution’s legal governing body and is comprised of ten community individuals who […]

Check Out This Line Up! CONNECTED! The HeART of Community

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On Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 6:00 PM, at Bethesda Blues & Jazz, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) will present CONNECTED! The HeART of Community, an evening of youth art and artistry, to celebrate the deep connection between art, human experience, and the healing power of self-expression. After a welcome reception lead […]

Awardees Announced for NCCF’s 2023 Gala – CONNECTED! The HeART of Community

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On Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 6:00 PM, at Bethesda Blues & Jazz, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) will honor seven (7) exemplary supporters and organizations that champion the universal importance of a healthy and experience-rich childhood, at CONNECTED! The HeART of Community. Co-Hosts & Community Connectors, Catherine Leggett (First Lady of […]

See Who’s Performing at NCCF’s 2022 Gala – UNIMAGINABLE: The HeART of Community

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The most exciting night of the year is just around the corner! The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) signature event, UNIMAGINABLE: The HeART of Community will feature exceptional performances by young dancers, artists, and musicians on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 6:30 PM. Streamed live, this unmissable event includes Honorary Chair, Radio Hall of Famer and BET […]

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