Transforming the lives of children, one parent at a time

We assist parents and caregivers to become and or enhance their involvement in the lives of their children. Find out about the ways in which we affect the lives of the parents of Black children in Multnomah County. Parent education is for everyone!

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Ways to

Ways to

Get Involved

Click on the link below to learn about how to get involved with the Black Parent Initiative by attending a class, volunteering or donating. Learn More

Facts about Oregon

Facts about Oregon

  • 60% of Black children live in households with income below 200% of the poverty level
  • 26% of blacks have moved in the past 12 monthsHow We Measure Our Work

Parent Education

in Action

Usually parent education is abstract. Learn more about our work in action, and how we create lasting change for families.  
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Join us on Wednesday for BPI's First Class of 2014

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