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2017 CDF Freedom Schools Stats and Facts
12,255 Students Attended
30 States and 174 Sites
1,835 young adult Servant Leaders Served
The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that has worked relentlessly since 1973 to develop strong leadership and training for positive, non-violent action and advocacy for children, youth and young adults. CDF’s Freedom Schools® program fosters supportive environments that allow children of all ages to excel and truly believe in their ability to make a difference not only in their academic life, but in their community. With 170 sites in 30 states across the nation, Freedom Schools students see an increases in reading skill, love of learning, and training for social action that would not be available otherwise.
Children’s Defense Fund would like to thank Penguin Books for selecting CDF as its charity partner with The Little Book of Little Activists. With the purchase of each Little Activists book, Penguin Books will donate five percent of the proceeds to the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program.
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