Breonna Taylor and the Invisibility of Black Women and Girls in America
The Children’s Defense Fund is fighting to make
sure every child in America has what they need to thrive.
Introducing our new President & CEO
We are thrilled to announce the Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson as our next President and CEO.
What SCOTUS Means for Children
Learn more about how upcoming Supreme Court decisions will impact the health, safety, and well-being of children.
COVID-19 Resources for Families
Find the tools and information you need to keep your family safe and secure.
Jacob Blake & the Violence Against Children
We will continue to demand accountability and systemic change on behalf of Black children and families across this country.
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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