Does race also conflate with class, when it comes to summer slide? What does summertime mean for Black children and the parents and caregivers who care for them?
When we look at the current state of Black youth today, we often have mixed thoughts and emotions on whom and how they are. We have brilliant young Black people, geniuses with untapped potential, and troubled young people who often get labeled as at-risk.
“One of the goals of this conference is to find a way to reach deeper to all communities, and to engage every child in terms of nature and empowerment,” said National League of Cities CEO Clarence Anthony to the MSR.