Child Tax Credit: Commonly Asked Questions
The Children’s Defense Fund is fighting to make
sure every child in America has what they need to thrive.
Participate in the 2021 Children’s Sabbaths® Celebration
The multi-faith Children’s Sabbaths weekend (October 15-17) engages places of worship across the country in making a difference in the lives of children.
What Children Need as They Head Back to School
This year, in addition to the regular first week jitters, families across the country are worried about their children’s safety.
Empowering students in rural Alabama
Read and view the incredible photos from this CDF Freedom School profiled by AL.com.
Report: The State of America’s Children® 2021
Our recent report and factsheets provide an overview of how children are faring to improve policies to ensure no child is left behind.
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“One ultimate goal [of CDF Freedom Schools] is for kids to actually be excited about learning and see themselves in what they learn and see the power and potential that reading has in their lives.”
—Dr. Lakia M. Scott, Executive Director, Indian Spring Middle School, CDF Freedom Schools site, Waco, TX