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The Child Defender Monthly eNewsletter provides an update on CDF-CA's efforts to be a voice for children, issues affecting America's children and how you can take action on those issues.

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Priorities, Priorities, Priorities
November 9, 2017, Newsletter

Stronger together
October 3, 2017, Newsletter

Speaking truth to power
September 6, 2017, Newsletter

The Power of the Grassroots
August 9, 2017, Newsletter

This is what democracy looks like
July 12, 2017, Newsletter

A new vision for California
June 7, 2017, Newsletter

Character, Education, Strength
May 10, 2017, Newsletter

You Spoke, They Listened
April 6, 2017, Newsletter

Overcoming the Status Quo
March 8, 2017, Newsletter

Today, tomorrow, together
February 8, 2017, Monthly Newsletter

We're not giving up!
Nov 2016
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Lifting Up What Works
Oct 2016
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Demanding justice for our youth
Sept 2016
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July 2016
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CDF Freedom Schools are here!
June 2016
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Your Voice Matters
May 2016
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People Powered Movements
April 2016
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Are you ready to fight for children?
March 2016
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What's your New Year's Resolution?
January 2016
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December 2015
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Tomorrow’s leaders today
November 2015
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Connecting with respect
October 2015
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Oh, the places they’ll go
September 2015
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It takes a village ...
August 2015
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State Budget Expands Health Coverage to All Children
July 2015
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New Look, Same Mission
June 2015
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California can #EndChildPoverty
March 2015
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