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Local CDF Offices

CDF has nine state and regional offices working to support local advocacy efforts on behalf of children.

CDF's Beat the Odds® Program

Beat the OddsThe CDF Beat the Odds program recognizes and awards college scholarships to young people who have overcome adversity in their lives, demonstrate academic excellence and have given back to their communities.

For information on becoming a Beat the Odds sponsor or purchasing tickets to an upcoming event, please contact Emily Caplan or (202) 662-1901.

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CDF Freedom Schools® Program

The CDF Freedom Schools program is a summer and after-school reading enrichment program that has served thousands of students in  cities across the country since its inception in 1995.

With the involvement of parents, families, and the community, this highly effective program fosters in children a "love of learning" and empowers them to make a difference in their communities and nation.

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CDF Action Council

CDF Action CouncilThe CDF Action Council is a social welfare organization under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code and may pursue educational, lobbying and some limited partisan activities on behalf of children.

Contributions to the CDF Action Council are NOT tax-deductible.

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