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CDF publications relevant to justice for youth.

About CDFTX 2015
We are the Texas state office of the Children's Defense Fund. CDF is a nonprofit advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for over 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children.
March 19, 2015

About CDF-TX 6.30.2014
About CDF-Texas: Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is a nonprofit advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. We champion policies and programs that lift children out of poverty; protect them from abuse and neglect; and ensure their access to healthcare, quality education and a moral and spiritual foundation.
June 30, 2014

CDF 2014-ALF Report Update, Research Supplement
Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline® in Houston and Texas. A Study of Solutions: 2009 Report of the American Leadership Forum Class XXV. 2014 Report Update Researched and prepared by Children’s Defense Fund-Texas
January 1, 2014

Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline® in Houston and Texas
Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline in Houston and Texas
July 1, 2009

Cradle PowerPoint
Presentation on A Call to Action: Dismantling the Cradle to Prison Pipeline Crisis

Cradle PowerPoint (Updated and Sourced)
Presentation on America’s Cradle to Prison Pipeline Statistics and Sources

Message to the 81st Texas Legislature
A Message to the 81st Texas Legislature: Dismantle the Cradle to Prison Pipeline®

Cradle Forum PowerPoint Presentation
CDF-TX PowerPoint presentation from the 2008 Cradle to Prison Pipeline Campaign Texas Summit