Creating cultural democracy, equity in education, and academic success through literacy, cultural arts, and research

CLCD is a non-profit educational and cultural center that actively engages children, families, and teachers in creating cultural democracy, equity in education, and academic success through literacy, cultural arts, and participatory research. CLCD is the home of Grupo Bayano (Seattle-Based Caribbean Music and Dance Group), The Soy Bilingüe Adult Dual Language Model for Early Childhood and Elementary Teacher Education, The Soy Bilingüe Seminar (Five-Day Intensive Class on Language, Culture, and Young Children), The Soy Bilingüe Preschool Curriculum, and The Teaching Umoja Participatory Action Research 15-Year Commitment. CLCD collaborates with Skagit Valley College and Goddard College  in supporting teachers working on their CDA, AA, BA, and MA degrees.