Newsroom

Newsroom image of kids

Multimedia Gallery

 

Items 1 - 10 of 173  12345678910Next

  • 01/26/13 - Photo
    2013 March on Washington for Gun Control
    On January 26, CDF and grassroots groups of concerned mothers, grandmothers, brothers, sisters, and children of all ages marched to demand that Congress protect children, not guns.
  • 01/22/13 - Photo
    National Day of Service: A Call to Social Action
    On January 19, the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® program hosted a National Day of Service and Social Action at the largest homeless shelter for children and families in the nation’s capital, the D.C. General Emergency Family Shelter. The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project, the See Forever Foundation and Maya Angelou Schools, the National Center for Children and Families (NCCF), D.C. General Emergency Family Shelter, and the Capital Area Food Bank partnered with CDF as part of the President’s call to serve to put the spotlight on the critical need to end poverty in America and the devastating impact it has on children and families.
  • 11/15/12 - Photo
    2012 Washington, D.C. Beat the Odds Ceremony Slideshow
    On November 15th, CDF celebrated five extraordinary high school students who have overcome tremendous challenges to excel academically and give back to their community. Each scholar received a scholarship, college counseling, a laptop computer, and an invitation to join CDF leadership training ladder to help pave the road to college and a successful adulthood.
  • 04/06/12 - Video
    The New Jim Crow
    Come hear Michelle Alexander, legal scholar and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness and other thought leaders. Register for the CDF National Conference, Pursuing Justice for Children and the Poor with Urgency and Persistence, July 22nd - July 25th in Cincinnati, Ohio, and join the justice movement for children. Learn more about sessions, workshops, and speakers visit http://www.childrensdefense.org/conference.
  • 04/05/12 - Video
    Step Up for Children
    Step up for children and register for the CDF National Conference Pursuing Justice for Children and the Poor with Urgency and Persistence. Join 3,000 leading researchers, educators, policymakers, practitioners, faith leaders, and advocates including 1,000 young adult leaders from July 22nd - July 25th in Cincinnati, Ohio. Special discount for early registration ends April 20th. Learn more about sessions, workshops, and speakers visit http://www.childrensdefense.org/conference.
  • 04/02/12 - Video
    Anne Sinner: 2012 CDF-Minnesota Beat The Odds® Scholarship Recipient
    The Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds program honors outstanding high schools students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Since 1990 more than 700 young people have received the Beat The Odds Scholarship and Leadership Award. Anne Sinner is one of them. Learn more about CDF's Beat the Odds program by visiting http://shar.es/fcjyN
  • 04/02/12 - Video
    LaShay Thompson: 2012 CDF-Minnesota Beat The Odds® Scholarship Recipient
    The Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds program honors outstanding high schools students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Since 1990 more than 700 young people have received the Beat The Odds Scholarship and Leadership Award. LaShay Thompson is one of them. Learn more about CDF's Beat the Odds program by visiting http://shar.es/fcjyN
  • 04/02/12 - Video
    Eduardo Sanchez: 2012 CDF-Minnesota Beat The Odds® Scholarship Recipient
    The Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds program honors outstanding high schools students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Since 1990 more than 700 young people have received the Beat The Odds Scholarship and Leadership Award. Eduardo Sanchez is one of them. Learn more about CDF's Beat the Odds program by visiting http://shar.es/fcjyN
  • 04/02/12 - Video
    Raymond Perez: 2012 CDF-Minnesota Beat The Odds® Scholarship Recipient
    The Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds program honors outstanding high schools students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Since 1990 more than 700 young people have received the Beat The Odds Scholarship and Leadership Award. Raymond Perez is one of them. Learn more about CDF's Beat the Odds program by visiting http://shar.es/fcjyN
  • 03/28/12 - Video
    Mary Nell McPherson: The magic of Freedom Schools in Charlotte
    Mary Nell McPherson discusses the benefits of the Freedom Schools program in Charlotte, NC.

 

 

 

Items 1 - 10 of 173  12345678910Next