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 Comments on Child Health Insurance Uninsured Rates in 2013 Census Data

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    CDF: The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) issued a press release on U.S. Census Bureau data which shows no decrease in the rate of uninsured children.  Marian Wright Edelman, president for CDF stated, "We must redouble our efforts to ensure all children have access to quality affordable health coverage.”

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