Chi Bornfree, Inc. partners with a variety of organizations and businesses as we work to promote diversity and inclusion and advocate for all.

Current Private Partners

Helped create a training/facilitator manual, facilitated an 8 week training for early intervention parent ambassador program (cohort of 8 moms), helped with grant applications

Support center on family and youth engagement activities through a grant by being a family foundation – coordinate listening sessions between groups of families, write blogs/general advice/counsel on strategic areas – as it relates to school behavioral health
General member, participated in a healthcare coalition in DC, Maryland, and VA

Contributing monthly writer

Hosting: What’s the big idea? The Special Education Series, #PAATDown202 Storytelling Series, and We, the Motherhood shows

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Chairperson of the DC Initiative focusing on the implementation of the REACH Act, racial equity, and anti-racism in DC

Democrats for Education Reform DC – partner to bring awareness and advocacy within the DC metropolitan area

Participated in the first cohort of the Innovation Accelerator program for disabled business owners. This was a three month program that taught me so many things to help me become a better business owner

An ongoing partnership, contribute regularly with blogging and participate in fellowship activities

Created the Brightbeam, DC branch and the Parent Advocacy Action Team (PAAT) network

DC Autism Collaborative and the Early Childhood Innovative Network

Lecturer of a Spring 2021 course on Race, Class, Gender, and the Disability Justice Movement

Related to AJE – a contributing member of the coalition via the parent ambassador program

Supporting training of new parent advocates and self-advocates in the DC Advocacy Partners ProgramĀ 

Current Public Partners

DC Department of Behavioral Health

Family and Youth Committee, School Behavioral Health Coordinating Council

DC Developmental Disabilities Council

Disability Community and Policing Working Group

DC Department on Disability Services

Family Support Council

DC Department of Health Care Finance

Medical Care Advisory Council

Past Partners

Diversity Fellow, contributed with research projects, did research with them on parents with low literacy and children with disabilities, early childhood mental health consultation and regular meetings
Helped manage the Young Athletes Program (YAP), develop relationships with school communities to ensure children between 2 and 7 would participate in the festivals, connect them with government partners and help create long-term sustainability