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ERIC Number: ED426804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Children's Defense Fund, 25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001; Tel: 202-628-8787; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.