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2007 Cradle to Prison Pipeline® Crisis in America National Summit

September 25, 2007 - September 26, 2007

Washington, D.C. 

The Children's Defense Fund's national Cradle to Prison Pipeline Summit at Howard University, September 25-26, 2007 addressed the nationwide crisis and its devastating impact on children, youth and their families, particularly within the Black and Latino communities.

The event brought together several hundred of the nation's most prominent faith and community leaders, child advocates, professionals in early childhood, health and mental health, child welfare and juvenile justice, educators, lawyers and judges, elected officials, foundation representatives, members of the media, parents and youth in a highly interactive dialogue that will explore underlying causes of the pipeline, share promising approaches and develop a plan of action to halt it.

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