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  • 09/28/08 - Video
    DD Eisenberg's Video Tribute for CDF's 35th Anniversary
    CDF Board Member DD Eisenberg congratulates CDF on its 35th anniversary and shares why the Children's Defense Fund is so important to her.
  • 09/25/08 - Video
    CDF's Your Truth Aloud! Speak Out Now for Children
    CDF Staff member Taj Brown encourages child advocates to send in a video telling their elected officials why all children need health coverage now.
  • 08/27/08 - Photo
    Jennifer Lopez and Marian Wright Edelman at the 2008 Democratic Convention
    Capitol File Magazine, Viacom and Jennifer Lopez, in cooperation with an honorary host committee, honored CDF President Marian Wright Edelman at an event at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Ms. Lopez and the event hosts honored Mrs. Edelman's efforts to provide a strong, effective voice for all the children of American who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. At the reception, Mrs. Edelman spoke about how everyone can step up, take action and make a difference to improve the lives of children and the lives of all of us. "This is America's future," Edelman said. "This is a nation-defining election year. It is crucial children are our top priority."
  • 07/24/08 - Photo
    2008 Proctor Institute
    Photo slideshow from the 2008 Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry, "When Will We Hear? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Call to Justice and Peace," held on July 14-18, 2008 at CDF's Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee. At the annual Proctor Institutes, clergy, seminarians, Christian educators, young adult leaders and other faith-based advocates for children gather for five days of spiritual renewal, networking, movement building workshops, and continuing education about the threats to our children.
  • 07/12/08 - Video
    CDF Freedom Schools® Program and Music Therapy
    Through support from Chevrolet, the CDF Freedom Schools program has trained more than 2,000 mentors for children in ways to integrate music and dance into the CDF Freedom Schools Integrated Reading Curriculum to help resolve conflicts, reduce stress and end violence.
  • 07/11/08 - Photo
    CDF Freedom Schools® National Day of Social Action 2008
    On July 11, 2008, thousands of children and teens from CDF Freedom Schools sites nationwide participated in CDF Freedom Schools National Day of Social Action. The social action and civic engagement component of the CDF Freedom Schools model teaches youth to engage in community service and social justice advocacy. In 2008, participants took part in a variety of actions including visiting and writing letters to elected officials, joining together for marches and rallies and leading awareness activities in support of health coverage for all children. The thousands of CDF Freedom Schools scholars who participated in the National Day of Social Action provide proof that we can solve this problem if each of us does our part.
  • 07/09/08 - Video
    CDF Freedom Schools® Program at 2008 Essence Music Festival
    Through support from Chevrolet, the CDF Freedom Schools program has trained more than 2,000 mentors for children in ways to integrate music and dance into the CDF Freedom Schools Integrated Reading Curriculum to help resolve conflicts, reduce stress and end violence.
  • 06/14/08 - Video
    Proctor Institute Great Preachers Series: Rev. Otis Moss III
    As part of the Great Preachers Series at the 2007 Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry, Reverend Otis Moss III of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago delivers an inspiring sermon on the role of faith communities to live out the call to nurture and protect children.
  • 06/09/08 - Video
    CDF 's Susan Gates on Health Coverage for All Children
    Susan Gates, general counsel for CDF, talks with kaisernetwork.org Managing Editor Jill Braden Balderas about CDF's drive to see that all children in America have health insurance and access to medical care. Gates says coverage is uneven from one state to another so the federal government needs to create an "equal playing field."
  • 06/04/08 - Photo
    2008 Beat the Odds® Washington, D.C. Awards Luncheon
    Five high school students from the Washington, D.C. metro area received college scholarships at a reception in their honor as a part of CDF's Beat the Odds program. The Beat the Odds scholarship program was started by CDF in 1990 to affirm the success of young people who are overcoming tremendous obstacles in their lives while working hard, demonstrating academic excellence, and giving back to their communities.

 

 

 

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