ERIC Number: ED436238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
CDF Reports, 1998.
CDF Reports, v19 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1998
These 11 issues discuss concerns related to child advocacy and provide information on problems in children's lives in the United States. Regular features include the editorial column "A Voice for Children," a status report on federal legislation related to children, descriptions of Children's Defense Fund activities, news from the Black Community Crusade for Children, media tips, field strategies, and summaries of relevant research and reports. Topics covered in major articles include the following: (1) January--child care, proposed federal child care legislation, and key facts about children's well-being; (2) February--1997 congressional voting record; (3) March--reflecting on the work of CDF after 25 years, child care needs, myths, and investments; (4) April-May--low-income working families and child care, and the Stand for Children initiative; (5) June--state child health insurance programs and children's sabbaths; (6) July--the Stand for Children initiative, ending gun violence against children, and the benefits of ending child poverty; (7) August--Freedom Schools, hardships of families leaving welfare, and family care programs; (8) September--after-school programs, coordinating efforts for welfare recipients, and the Children's Health Insurance Program; (9) October--declines in child gun deaths and teen birth rates and maternal and infant health; (10) November--federal juvenile crime bill and the Child Watch Visitation Program; and (11) December--children's sabbath celebrations, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and a special report on 25 years of child advocacy by the CDF. (KB)
Descriptors: Accountability, After School Programs, Agency Cooperation, Budgeting, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Community Programs, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Health Insurance, Periodicals, Poverty, Public Policy, State Legislation, Welfare Reform, Youth Problems
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Charles H. Revson Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC.