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Alleviating the Burden
April 26, 2017, Blog Post

Staying Vigilant and Loud
April 17, 2017, Blog Post

Keeping Our Leaders Accountable
April 4, 2017, Blog Post

Kids Are Kids: Let's Treat Them That Way
April 3, 2017, Blog Post

Engaged Parents, Stronger Students
April 1, 2017, Blog Post

Are We Doing More Harm Than Good?
March 30, 2017, Blog Post

You Spoke, They Listened
March 26, 2017, Blog Post

Security, peace of mind and health coverage
March 10, 2017, Blog Post

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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.

Latest Newsletters

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

Overcoming the Status Quo
March 8, 2017, 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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