BPI Selects New Executive Director
The board of directors of Black Parent Initiative is pleased to announce they have selected Bahia Overton as the new Executive Director to lead and champion its community driven programs and to steer its strategic goals and objectives into the future. Bahia Overton holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Social Work. She is completing her Ph.D. in Social Work Research, focusing on the experiences of African American female adolescents in foster care.
The Black Parent Initiative (BPI) was established in 2006 to help families achieve financial, educational and spiritual success. BPI was founded and organized on a large body of educational research that demonstrates the importance of parental and family engagement in attaining educational success for children.
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