Little Chairs Big Differences

For and By Early Childhood Educators and Care Providers

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About Us

Little Chairs Big Differences was founded in 2013 by The Maple Street School, a small co-op preschool in Brooklyn, with the collaboration of Wendy Cole, Martha Haakmat, and Takiema Bunche-Smith.  LCBD hosts a variety of events (workshops, panel discussions, celebrations...) and one major yearly conference that offer action-based and social justice-minded resources, support, professional learning, and community connection for those who work with young children.

As early childhood educators we are fundamentally involved in raising awareness and challenging perceptions and accepted norms for the youngest learners and those who work with them, yet we are often left out of larger conversations about identity and intersectionality. Through gatherings and events, Little Chairs Big Differences aims to create space for a means of both celebrating and going deeper into this work, broadening our understanding, and being more action-oriented toward creating a more just society and world.

Join our planning committee!

Our next meeting is Thursday, August 15 from 6pm-7:30pm at Maple Street School, 21 Lincoln Rd. in Brooklyn.

**Video conferencing will be available for those who cannot make it in person!**

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