AMP: Grassroots²

Los Angeles, CA

Children’s Defense Fund

Vision: CDF works 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. CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for children who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves.

Impact: CDF works closely with state and local child advocates as well as national organizations serving children through a variety of campaigns and initiatives. CDF champions public policies that expand opportunities for youth to grow up in safe neighborhoods, access comprehensive health coverage, and be educated in positive learning environments.