Children's Defense Fund

The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is 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 with the help of caring families and communities. The national organization works on behalf of all children to ensure that every child in the U.S. receives health care coverage that is comprehensive, accessible, and affordable. See below for more information about CDF’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • CDF Issued Call to Action Against Budget Cuts and Encouraged Congress to Stand Up for Kids

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    CDF: In efforts to continue to promote their Be Careful What You Cut campaign, the Children’s Defense Fund issued a call to action encouraging individuals to contact Congress as ask them to stand up for children.
  • CDF Encouraged Individuals to Organize Debate Watching Parties and Share Childhood Photos

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    CDF: The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) encouraged individuals to organize debate watching parties and post childhood pictures on the CDF Be Careful What You Cut Campaign social media website.
  • CDF Hosted National ACA Tweetup and Shared Personal Stories

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    CDF hosted a national Tweetup using the hashtag #ACA4YOUandME, published an implementation update on its website, and posted 12 videos on its YouTube page sharing individual stories of how the ACA has helped children access to care.

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