The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) announced that it will hold it’s first national conference
since 2003 on July 22-25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The conference will provide cutting edge plenary sessions and various workshops focusing on latest research and best practices, community building models, and community and youth empowerment strategies to assist in identifying effective efforts and steps in implementing new programs for children and the poor in 2012. The event will gather 3,000 leading researchers, educators, policymakers, practitioners, faith leaders, and advocates including 1,000 young adult leaders. Registration
is open now and early rates are available through April 20th.