Bryan Stevenson successfully argued the Supreme Court case that banned mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles. In June he spoke passionately at Haley Farm about critical reforms needed for juveniles and for mass incarceration to find justice in America.
Five high school seniors overcome tremendous adversity to achieve academic excellence while giving back and making a difference in their community.
Come hear Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone in Harlem, New York, along other child advocates.
Come hear Kristie Kauerz, program director for PreK-3rd Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education, an expert in early care and education and other thought leaders.
Come hear Dr. Ronald Ferguson, America's top expert on closing the achievement gap in education and Senior Lecturer in Education and Public Policy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Harvard Kennedy School.
Come hear Reverend Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois preach the message of love and justice.
Come hear Angela Glover Blackwell, PolicyLink founder and CEO, a national leader for social justice and equality for children and families.
Come hear theologian and civil rights leader Reverend Dr. Otis Moss Jr., pastor emeritus at Cleveland's Olivet Institutional Baptist Church and other thought leaders.
Watch CDF president Marian Wright Edelman’s video invitation and call to action for child advocates.