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Together our voices will make a difference 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.
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3rd Annual Justice on Trial Film Festival
October 23-25, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Our 3rd annual film festival will explore redemption, reintegration and restoration in the justice system. Learn more »
Annual CDF Beat the Odds Gala
December 3, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
A special gala to recognize the strength, resilience, and determination that our BTO honorees have demonstrated. Learn more »
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