Child Welfare

Marian Wright Edelman, Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, Stepping Aside After 45 Years

Marian Wright Edelman, one of the nation’s most famous advocates for vulnerable children and families, is transitioning to president emerita status after nearly five decades at the helm of the Washington, D.C.-based Children’s Defense Fund […]


CDF’s First National Conference in Nearly 10 Years

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will gather 3,000 educators, researchers, teachers, and advocates to host its first national conference in nearly ten years from July 22nd – 25th in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year’s conference, Pursuing […]