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Children's Defense Fund

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: June 14, 2013, 2:05 PM

Description

Children's Defense Fund Mission Statement

The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investments before they get sick, drop out of school, get into trouble or suffer family breakdown.

CDF began in 1973 and is a private, nonprofit organization supported by foundation and corporate grants and individual donations.

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    Emily G image

    Emily G

    Location:
    Washington, DC, US
    Jennifer Herron image

    Jennifer Herron

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA, US
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    Fan
    Jen Heymoss image

    Jen Heymoss

    Location:
    Kalamazoo, MI, US
    Details:
    Fan, Volunteer
    Reggie Moore image

    Reggie Moore

    Location:
    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Cody Norton image

    Cody Norton

    Location:
    Washington, DC, US
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    Fan
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    Jennifer Samimi-Luu

    Location:
    New York, NY, US
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    Fan
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    Gloria Zapata

    Location:
    Bronx, NY, US
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    Fan, Member or student, Employee, Volunteer
    Carron White image

    Carron White

    Location:
    Newark, NJ, US
    Erica image

    Erica

    Location:
    Bronx, NY, US
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    Fan, Employee, Volunteer, Donor
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    Danice Crump

    Location:
    Elizabeth, NJ, US
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    Member or student, Employee

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Website:
http://www.childrensdefense.org
Government ID number:
52-0895622
Phone:
202-628-8787
Fax:
202-628-1953
Address:
25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001, US

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