Tag Archive for Children’s Defense Fund

Acting to end child poverty

“We’ve had 20 years of presidential debates, and we have never talked about the violence in America of child poverty. We have got to begin to talk more eloquently and persuasively and urgently about doing the things not just to…

Realizing a dream for our children

Next week, clergy, seminarians, religious educators, community organizers, young adult leaders and other faith-based advocates in the intergenerational, interracial, multi-ethnic, ecumenical community pursuing justice for our nation’s children will come together at the Children’s Defense Fund’s Haley Farm in Tennessee…

New levels of shame

It is inconceivable that the latest headlines come from a civilized nation. ‘Detained Migrant Children Denied Adequate Food, Water & Sanitation in Texas.’ ‘There Is a Stench: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children.’ ‘The Taliban gave…