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NBCDI: Honoring BCDI-Hampton Roads
Getting to know BCDI-Hampton Roads Affiliate: Darlene Walker is the CEO & Founder of Catapult Parent Education, LLC of Hampton, Virginia. As CEO of Catapult, Mrs. Walker leads the agency that provides supportive family engagement opportunities and education for parents who want to build their capacity to promote and strengthen their family structures. Catapult Parent Education was established and licensed on February 5, 2015. Darlene is also the Founding President of BCDI-Hampton Roads (VA) an Affiliate of the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI), chartered on April 2, 2016. As the only Affiliate in Virginia, BCDI-Hampton Roads has a large service area covering the Hampton Roads region of Southeast Virginia. Darlene serves as a Board Member for the Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP), Board Member for VOICES for Virginia’s Children, Member of Virginia Statewide Parent Education Coalition, and Board Member for The Bookshelf Project, Inc. Darlene graduated from Norfolk State University with a degree in Social Work. She is also a Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is married with two adult Sons.
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