Justice for Families Impacted by COVID-19

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Justice for Families Impacted by COVID-19

The Children’s Defense Fund is fighting to make
sure every child in America has what they need to thrive.

Remembering John Lewis

Remembering John Lewis

Hear the late civil rights hero’s inspiring words to the next generation of activists.

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Children Need Life-Saving Support

The Senate’s proposed COVID-19 relief legislation falls far short of meeting the urgent needs of children and families in crisis.

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Children Need Life-Saving Support

COVID-19 Resources for Families

Find the tools and information you need to keep your family safe and secure.

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COVID-19 Resources for Families

Donate to the Children in Crisis Fund

Ensure the needs of children and families are met with urgency as our nation confronts the parallel crises of systemic racism and COVID-19.


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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

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