National African American Parent Involvement Day Conference in Romulus, Michigan on October 16-19---"We Are the Village: Building on Our Strengths and Mobilizing Our Energies" is the theme for the Seventh Annual National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) Conference to be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Detroit Metro location) in Romulus, Michigan on October 16-19, 2002. NAAPID, a national call to action for African American parents to increase their level of involvement in the educational lives of their children, has been received across the country with overwhelming success. Dr. Janice E. Hale, Professor of Early Childhood Education at Wayne State University in Detroit, is the keynote speaker for Thursday's luncheon. Dr. Hale is highly respected in her field and is the author of numerous books, most recently, "Learning While Black: Creating Educational Excellence for African American Children."
Onward and Upward!