DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – TMBC (Together Making a Better Community) at The Lincoln Center is internet hosting a summer time parenting program with assist from the United Manner.
TMBC at The Lincoln Center is a more moderen non-profit that in keeping with its Govt Director Tracy Singleton, “is a hub for the African American neighborhood and have every part that they want in a single constructing to empower them as people, as households and as members of our neighborhood.”
In February 2021, The United Manner introduced 25 native organizations could be awarded $275,000 in grants as a part of the United for Fairness fund to “assist scale back and forestall racial inequities in training, revenue, and well being.”
TMBC obtained $4,999. The non-profit will use that cash to host a 12-week Efficient Black Parenting program.
“Sure, there are parenting packages within the quad cities, however none that offers particularly with the black household. There are completely different dynamics in terms of elevating black youngsters as we are able to see not simply nationally, however right here regionally. It has to return from a cultural side.”
As a brand new non-profit, Singleton says this cash will tremendously assist the group. “As a brand new non-profit, we’ve quite a bit occurring. So to have the ability to discover these assets to do a few of the issues we needed to do however may not essentially have the funds to do. So to have the ability to do that Efficient Black Parenting Program, beneath the umbrella of TMBC and supply it right here to the households which might be right here in our neighborhood, is an actual blessing as a result of nothing modifications if nothing modifications, so we’ve to start out doing issues from a distinct method and a distinct perspective in order that we’re actually tapping into what the issues are, however offering an answer.
This system begins in June. If you’re occupied with signing up, you possibly can name TMBC at (563) 888-5436.
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