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  • 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?
  • Beat the Odds Minnesota Awards Dinner 04/01/09 - Photo
    2009 Beat the Odds® Minnesota Awards Dinner
    High school students from Minnesota area received college scholarships at a reception in their honor as a part of CDF's Beat the Odds program.
  • YALT 2009 04/01/09 - Photo
    YALT® 2009
    CDF's vision is to develop the next generation of leaders who are committed to social justice and improving the lives of all children in America. To help achieve this goal, one of the many programs that CDF offers is the Young Advocate Leadership Training (YALT) program.
  • 12/16/08 - Photo
    YALT® 2008
    CDF's vision is to develop the next generation of leaders who are committed to social justice and improving the lives of all children in America. To help achieve this goal, one of the many programs that CDF offers is the Young Advocate Leadership Training (YALT) program.
  • 12/10/08 - Photo
    2008 Los Angeles Beat the Odds® Awards Event
    In December 2008, five Los Angeles area students were awarded Beat the Odds scholarships at an event at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Actress and comedian Jane Kaczmarek emceed the event and speakers included actress and CDF board member Reese Witherspoon, Great Debaters star Jurnee Smollet, actor Greg Grunberg, actress Zoe Saldana, and urban music legend Jimmy Jam. More than 400 guests honored the scholarship award recipients and true stars of the evening—Ayotunde, Sara, Janet, Randolph and Cristal--for their academic and leadership achievements in the face of tremendous adversity.
  • 11/20/08 - Video
    Marian Wright Edelman Appears on mtvU's "Stand In"
    CDF President Marian Wright Edelman surprised undergraduates at San Francisco State University as part of mtvU's Emmy-nominated series, "Stand In." The unique show engages college students by surprising them with a guest lecturer who is a cultural icon and role model. Past lecturers include Sting, Madonna, Nobel Laureates Shimon Perez and Elie Wiesel, Rwandan President Paul Kagame, and authors Malcolm Gladwell and Tom Wolfe, to name a few.
  • 11/20/08 - Video
    Overview of the CDF Freedom Schools® Program in Kansas City
    Overview of the CDF Freedom Schools in Kansas City, funded by the Kauffman Foundation

 

 

 

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