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In the Aftermath: The Murder of Tyre Nichols

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In the Aftermath: The Murder of Tyre Nichols

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

Apply to the NBA HBCU Fellowship Program

Apply to the NBA HBCU Fellowship Program

In partnership with CDF and Fearless Dialogues, 74 HBCU students will be educated in social justice concerns and servant leadership.

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Save the Date for 2023 Proctor Institute

Join us July 17–20 on CDF Alex Haley Farm in Clinton, TN, for the 29th Annual Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry.

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Save the Date for 2023 Proctor Institute

CDF Freedom Schools® in D.C. is Hiring!

Now accepting applications for Servant Leaders and Site Coordinators at our 2023 CDF Freedom Schools summer program in Washington, D.C.

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CDF Freedom Schools® in D.C. is Hiring!
#BlackHistoryMonth: Defending Black History

#BlackHistoryMonth: Defending Black History

On the Blog: Editorial Associate Abubakr Uqdah reflects on the powerful impact of Black History in his own life and the lives of others.

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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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