Stories by Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman is the president of the Children's Defense Fund. subscribe to Marian Wright Edelman's feed

Posted on: May 29, 2017, Source: The Huffington Post

This draconian budget erodes the security of our nation’s future.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2015, Source: The Huffington Post

Freedom Schools are training teachers who love, respect and set high expectations for all of the children in their care.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The US has spent $1.5 trillion on Iraq and Afghanistan wars so far, while ignoring the reality that the greatest threats to child safety come from enemies within.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Millions of children in America are impoverished and undereducated, a new report from the Children's Defense Fund says. It's time for each of us to take action to build a better future.