Newsroom

Newsroom image of kids

Multimedia Gallery

 

Items 151 - 160 of 173  Previous1112131415161718Next

  • 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.
  • 07/11/08 - 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.
  • 05/07/08 - Photo
    GrandRally 2008
    Marian Wright Edelman and grandparents and grandchildren from all over the country came to the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2008 National GrandRally. The GrandRally is an historic gathering of grandparents and other relative caregivers from across the country that brings attention to the needs of children and kinship care families.
  • 04/09/08 - Photo
    American Idol Gives Back Watch Party Photos
    Photos from CDF American Idol's Idol Give Back watch parties in April 2008. CDF is thrilled to be an official Idol Gives Back 2008 beneficiary. During the special broadcast of American Idol, on April 9, that raised awareness and benefited select U.S. and international charities, CDF Board Member Reese Witherspoon highlighted CDF's work for children.
  • 10/25/07 - Photo
    2007 Beat the Odds® Washington, D.C. Awards Dinner
    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.
  • 10/23/07 - Photo
    Cradle to Prison Pipeline® 2007 Summit
    Photos from CDF's national Cradle to Prison Pipeline® Summit at Howard University, September 25-26, 2007 to address the nationwide crisis and its devastating impact on children, youth and their families, particularly within the Black and Latino communities. CDF’s Cradle to Prison Pipeline® Campaign is a national call to action to stop the funneling of tens of thousands of youth, predominantly minorities, down life paths that often lead to arrest, conviction, incarceration and, in some cases, death.

 

 

 

Items 151 - 160 of 173  Previous1112131415161718Next