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Diversity

PIC's 2022 Children's Book Festival opens today with a special section on our website devoted to diversity, children's books, and a love of reading. Join us all week as we share read-aloud stories, conversation starters, activities, and more. Check it out today! We are grateful to our friends at the...
Click the video player below. Assistant Director Jessica Carter and Enrollment Coordinator Morgan Williams want to welcome you to the 2022 Children's Book Festival, an event of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee at PIC. Join this week-long virtual festival bringing children, families...
Join us for the 2022 Children's Book Fest, a week-long virtual festival bringing children, families, and staff together around diversity, children's books, and a love of reading. This year's format will focus on the themes: Love Makes a Family, The Story of Your Name, Proud to Be Me, Food from the...
a monthly message from Deb Green PIC has always been proud of the wide-array of diversity among its families. One way we celebrate this is with our annual Children’s Book Festival. Prior to COVID, it was an intimate no-cost gathering open to PIC families and the wider community on a Sunday afternoon...
A monthly message from Deb Green, Executive Director June is the celebration of PRIDE across the country. As many of us celebrate this month, I am reminded that I have the privilege to be myself. I don't have to hide my identity and I am accepted for who I am without consequence. There are people...
a message from Executive Director, Deb Green To use an old adage, "history always repeats itself,” and each time it does we are collectively shocked and saddened. Last year was a testament to that. How easily we forget. Think about the history of voter suppression, public education, and especially...
First and foremost, PIC is an organization and a strong community of individuals who believe that Black. Lives. Matter. This moment in time and the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement requires all of us to make a commitment; a commitment to revisit our values as an organization and how we...
You can help open PIC's door to more children.Read Executive Director Debbie Green's 2017 annual letter.You can support PIC's Annual Fund by making a secure online donation today or make a check payable to Parent-Infant Center and mail to:PIC Annual Fund4205 Spruce StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19104Here's...
We believe that one of the many ways to teach children to embrace our diverse world is through books! This is a brief list of books with characters who are diverse in skin color, race, culture, ability, class, sexual orientation, language, family structure, gender, and religion. We encourage you to...
Thanks to all you book lovers and volunteers who came to PIC's Children's Book Festival on Sunday afternoon. Over 100 parents and children gathered at PIC to hear guest readers read an array of books that featured diverse families and diverse settings. We listened to PIC dads play music and sing...