NCCF Presents on Model Black Health Care Program at the Child Welfare League of America Conference
On Thursday, April 27, 2023, Jasilyn Morgan, Dr. Sheryl Brissett Chapman, Ralph Belk and Krystal Holland, of The National Center for Children and Families, will present a workshop Going Upstream: Cultural Networking with a Community to Serve the Health Needs of Black Families at the Child Welfare League of America’s (CWLA) 2023 National Conference in […]
The Meaning of a Dollhouse
Four-year-old Naim liked the painted cloud and sun on the roof and the words handwritten in gold inside the rooms: Explore. Dream. Discover.
The Power of Connection
As we begin the holidays and season of celebrations, we will revisit the traditional appeals for hope, peace, love, and forgiveness. These virtues are centuries old and at their very core, are all rooted in connection. “Deep human connection is … the purpose and the result of a meaningful life – and it will inspire […]
See Who’s Performing at NCCF’s 2022 Gala – UNIMAGINABLE: The HeART of Community
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 […]
Awardees Announced for NCCF’s 2022 Gala – UNIMAGINABLE: The HeART of Community
On Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 6:30 PM, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) will honor exemplary individuals, supporters, and organizations that champion the radical idea that, despite difficult times, good is ever-present and must always supported and celebrated. Hosted by 16-year-old Mistress of Ceremonies, Drew Olivia Tillman (This is Us, Mixed-ish), UNIMAGINABLE: […]
Comfort Comes from Connecting to the Heart
This year, all of us at the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) celebrate its century-old mission to strengthen the great connectedness of our community – connections which emerge from the heart and comfort our very being. As a society, we often emphasize romantic love because it is exciting, passionate, and natural; it aspires […]
NCCF Celebrates the Opening of its Newest Affordable Housing Program in the City of Takoma Park, MD.
The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) announces the grand opening of its new affordable housing property at 7906 Flower Avenue in the City of Takoma Park. A ribbon cutting will take place at the address at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The President of NCCF’s Board of Trustees, Lewis I. Askew […]
RECLAIMING: The HeART of Community: A Virtual Gala Celebrating Youth Artists and the National Capital Community
On Friday, October 15, 2021, at 6:30 PM, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) presents the incredible reclaiming of the strengths of the community through a virtual journey of youth artistry and humanitarian awards. RECLAIMING: The HeART of Community is hosted by 15-year-old emcee Drew Olivia Tillman, a talented, stand-out actress, and singer […]
Something Good is Happening!
At The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF), we have learned that when public and private experiences come together, something great happens. We have discovered together how important it is to honor the truth of who we really are, along with our vulnerability. The bottom line for NCCF is not all of the activities […]
NCCF Celebrates Youth Arts and Community
On October 16, 2020, from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, NCCF will gather its community to recognize the vibrancy of our ever-emerging world with a hybrid virtual livestream gala entitled Together We Rise: The HeART of Community. This unique event will highlight the unparalleled youth talent in this region and provide an awe-inspiring virtual experience […]