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  • Main Street USA 06/30/09 - Video
    The Children's Defense Fund's "Main Street USA" Video
    "Main Street USA," is the third video in a series of four aimed at engaging the public on the issue of children's health coverage and urging Congress to enact comprehensive reform to provide quality, affordable health coverage to all people, especially children—this year. This video details how our broken health care system is hurting Main Streets, families and children across our nation.
  • Marian Wright Edelman Energy and Commerce Committee Testimony 06/23/09 - Video
    Marian Wright Edelman's Testimony for Hearing on the Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft
    On June 23, 2009, Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman testified at the House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about the House Tri-Committee Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft. Mrs. Edelman testified that, "The Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft takes strong steps towards quality health reform for millions of Americans—but I am concerned that under your proposal children don't get their fair share of needed reform, and rather than being better off than they are now, some are at risk of being worse off."
  • Access Denied 06/16/09 - Video
    The Children's Defense Fund's "Access Denied" Video
    "Access Denied," is the second video in a series of four aimed at engaging the public on the issue of children's health coverage and urging Congress to enact comprehensive reform to provide quality, affordable health coverage to all people, especially children—this year. This video depicts how health insurance companies have the power to decide who gets coverage, what medical treatment they’ll pay for, and they set the prices for coverage. Meanwhile, working families face impossible barriers to obtaining health coverage imposed by insurance companies that make enormous profits and pay their CEOs and top managers fat compensation packages.
  • Accidents Happen 06/10/09 - Video
    The Children's Defense Fund's "Accidents Happen" Video
    "Accidents Happen," is the first video in a series of four aimed at engaging the public on the issue of children's health coverage and urging Congress to enact comprehensive reform to provide quality, affordable health coverage to all people, especially children—this year. Each video highlights one of the principles CDF is urging lawmakers to include in health care reform legislation.
  • Freedom Schools Ella Baker Training 06/07/09 - Photo
    2009 CDF Freedom Schools® Ella Baker Child Policy Training Institute
    The 2009 Ella Baker Child Policy Training Institute themed "Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, and Healthy Youth in Action" prepared over 1,000 college students and young professionals to operate 134 CDF Freedom Schools program sites this summer.
  • Marian Wright Edelman's 2009 Commencement Speech at Whittier College 05/22/09 - Video
    Marian Wright Edelman's 2009 Commencement Address at Whittier College
    Marian Wright Edelman addresses the 2009 graduates of Whittier College.
  • Marian Wright Edelman webcast 05/12/09 - Video
    Webcast with Marian Wright Edelman
    CDF President Marian Wright Edelman speaks about CDF's goal to provide affordable, comprehensive health coverage to everyone this year—especially children. Never has it been more important for CDF to have a strong presence on Capitol Hill and State Houses all across our country.
  • Millsaps College Commencement 05/09/09 - Video
    Marian Wright Edelman's 2009 Commencement Address at Millsaps College
    Marian Wright Edelman addresses the 2009 graduates of Millsaps College.
  • May 2009 Mother's Day Child Watch 05/08/09 - Photo
    May 2009 Mother's Day Child Watch
    As our nation prepared to celebrate Mother's Day, a group of prominent Hollywood women—including Jessica Alba, Regina King, Keri Russell, Jurnee Smollett, Ali Wentworth and others—joined Children’s Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman and Michelle Fenty, attorney and Washington, DC, First Lady, on a children's health reform Child Watch day in Washington, DC.
  • Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock 04/22/09 - Video
    Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock at the 2008 Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry
    Rev. Dr. Craddock leads participants in Bible study each morning at the Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry. During this session, Dr. Craddock asks whether or not God has too many children?

 

 

 

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