ERIC Number: ED426804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Rekindling the Spirit: A Vision for the New Millennial Movement To Leave No Child behind.
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
This booklet includes presentations, discussions, and photographs of a meeting in December 1997 of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) and the Black Community Crusade for Children (BCCC) at the former Alex Haley farm. The meeting involved intergenerational conversations about the effects of race, poverty, and family and community disintegration on children, and how advocates can connect and expand action for children into a larger unified vision and action plan. Contents of the booklet are grouped into the following categories: (1) "Coming Back To Get You"; (2) "The Alchemy of Activism"; (3) "Taking up the Call"; (4) "Passing on the Spark"; and (5) "Meditations for Children's Movement Builders." Included are "A Black Community Manifesto and Crusade for Children" and lists of participants and CDF/BCCC state and local organizations present. (EV)
Descriptors: Black Family, Black Youth, Change Strategies, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Helping Relationship, Leadership, Well Being
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001; Tel: 202-628-8787; Web site: www.childrensdefense.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.