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Statement: The Children’s Defense Fund Celebrates Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, a Critical Down Payment on Ending Child Poverty

The Children’s Defense Fund will fight to make these changes to the Child Tax Credit permanent and to continue make improvements. We believe this is crucial to our vision of a nation where marginalized children flourish, leaders prioritize their well-being, and communities wield the power to ensure they thrive.

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The Boeing Company Partners with The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Program to Boost Equity in STEM Education

Washington, D.C. February 10, 2021 - Thanks to a $1 million grant from The Boeing Company, the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® program will now offer culturally responsive STEM education to students under the banner of a new initiative entitled “CDF Freedom to STEM.” 

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