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Come for New Strategies, Skills, and Effective Models
Don't miss your chance to be part of the Beloved Community of clergy, seminarians, Christian educators, young adult leaders and other faith-based advocates for children that will gather at CDF Haley Farm for five days of spiritual renewal, networking, movement-building workshops and continuing education about the urgent needs of children across the nation.
We look forward to welcoming you home to CDF Haley Farm July 20-24, 2015. Early Bird registration discount ends May 31st.
Ending Child Poverty Now
For the first time, this report shows that by investing an additional 2 percent of the federal budget into existing programs and policies that increase employment, make work pay, and ensure children’s basic needs are met, the nation could reduce child poverty by 60 percent and lift 6.6 million children out of poverty.
The United States has the second highest child poverty rate among 35 industrialized countries despite having the largest economy in the world. A child in the United States has a 1 in 5 chance of being poor and the younger she is the poorer she is likely to be. A child of color, who will be in the majority of U.S. children in 2020, is more than twice as likely to be poor as a White child. This is unacceptable and unnecessary.
The U.S. can end child poverty by investing more in programs and policies that work.
Together we can #MakeADifference and help end child poverty in America.
Report: Ohio Foster Kids Benefit from Safe, Nurturing Families
May 19, 2015, Public News Service
New Report Finds Too Many Children Without Families
May 19, 2015, CDF-Ohio Press Release
Despite poverty, Taft student a leader
April 29, 2015, Cincinnati.com
Stuck Outside the Poor Door
April 24, 2015, The Huffington Post
Walnut Ridge senior earns scholarship as a reward for his perseverance
April 22, 2015, The Columbus Dispatch
For nearly 40 years, the Children's Defense Fund has worked to improve the lives of all children.
Meet Indyasia Johnson, Cincinnati, OH, 2012 Beat the Odds® scholarship recipient.
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