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  • 06/17/07 - Video
    Real Stories of Uninsured Children - Valencia
    "Valencia and her three children, 12-year-old Kevin, 16-year-old Monica and 18-year-old Pedro are still adjusting to life in Texas after relocating because of Hurricane Katrina. As if getting used to a new life in a new city wasn’t enough to deal with, after emergency Medicaid ended for evacuee families, Valencia found it difficult to access health care for the children, and they lost their coverage. It took more than a year for the coverage issues to be resolved. During the year that the children were uninsured, they were in desperate need of help. Valencia thought that the children were suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but without insurance she was unable to get them evaluated for counseling or treatment. Her oldest child, Pedro, suffered episodes of depression and dropped out of school because the stress was too much. Sixteen-year-old Monica also went without treatment for her sickle cell anemia. The situation was traumatic for Valencia, who is disabled and provides for her family on a fixed income. Finally, their coverage has been restored, and Valencia is able to get her children much needed health care. "
  • 06/17/07 - Video
    Real Stories of Uninsured Children: Valencia's Story
    Valencia and her three children were relocated to Texas after Hurricane Katrina where they found it difficult to access health care and get health coverage.
  • 04/17/07 - Photo
    2007 Children's Witness in Washington D.C.
    In March 2007, CDF joined 18 of the nation's leading religious leaders, representing tens of millions, and 10 families from across the country who struggle every day to meet their children's health needs, many with life-threatening illnesses, to urge Congress to enact the All Healthy Children Act and ensure health coverage for all children. The families from Houston, Austin, New York, Jackson, Miss., and Columbus, Ohio met with some of our country's most prominent faith leaders at a "Children’s Witness" at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, DC to discuss their daily struggles. Two of the families have lost a child in the last few weeks because they could not find a doctor to provide the services they desperately needed or were wrongfully denied health coverage.
  • 11/14/06 - Photo
    2006 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.
  • 05/01/06 - Photo
    Katrina's Children Campaign - Prominent Moms
    After Hurricane Katrina, CDF-Louisiana organized and hosted ten Katrina Child Watch visits, including the "Prominent Women" visit in May 2006, with CDF Board Members Carol Biondi, Ruth-Ann Huvane, Katie McGrath and Reese Witherspoon, as well as other prominent women, including Karen Binswanger, Malaak Compton-Rock, Jennifer Garner, Felicia Henderson, Jane Kaczmarek, Charmaine Neville, Deborah Newmyer, CCH Pounder, Cicely Tyson and Ali Wentworth, to raise awareness of the actual conditions and multiple challenges children continue to experience post-Katrina.
  • 12/07/05 - Video
    Introduction to the Children's Defense Fund
    About how the Children's Defense Fund began and its founder, Marian Wright Edelman
  • 01/30/05 - Photo
    GrandRally 2005
    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 2005 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.
  • 01/30/03 - Photo
    GrandRally 2003
    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 2003 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.
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    Proctor Institute Great Teachers Series: Dr. Fred Craddock
    As part of the Great Teachers Series at the 2006 Proctor Institute of Child Advocacy Ministry, Dr. Fred Craddock shares why he sometimes thinks that 'God has too many children.' At the annual Proctor Institutes, clergy, seminarians, Christian educators, young adult leaders and other faith-based advocates for children gather at CDF's Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee, for five days of spiritual renewal, networking, movement building workshops, and continuing education about the threats to our children.
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    Proctor Institute Great Teachers Series: Dr. Eileen Lindner
    As part of the Great Teachers Series at the 2006 Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry, Dr. Eileen Lindner compares Jeremiah's vision in the Old Testament to a call to lift every children out of poverty today. At the annual Proctor Institutes, clergy, seminarians, Christian educators, young adult leaders and other faith-based advocates for children gather at CDF's Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee, for five days of spiritual renewal, networking, movement building workshops, and continuing education about the threats to our children.

 

 

 

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