CDF Freedom Schools® National Day of Social Action 2009

Release Date: July 13, 2009


On July 13, 2009, nearly 12,000 youths across the nation held rallies, marches, Congressional visits, and letter-writing campaigns urging Congress to support health reform for all children. The events were part of the Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools National Day of Social Action, a day of civic engagement for children involved in the CDF Freedoms Schools summer learning enrichment program. Approximately 135 CDF Freedom Schools sites in 27 states participated in the event to urge health reform for children.