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California Sends Largest Delegation Ever to Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® National Training in Tennessee

Over 300 college students and graduates, teachers, probation officers, artists, and nonprofit partners will build skills to empower children through the CDF Freedom Schools summer literacy program Knoxville, TN – This week, Children's Defense Fund-California will convene a delegation of over 300 California participants at the 2015 Ella Baker Child Policy Training Institute for the Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools program. During the intense, week-long training, college-aged Servant Leader Interns, teachers, community leaders, probation officers and program coordinators will learn how to deliver the CDF Freedom Schools curriculum and make learning fun. "The Ella Baker Child Policy Training Institute provides methodological, philosophical and moral foundation for the_ CDF Freedom Schools_ program," said Alex Johnson, Executive Director of the Children's Defense Fund - California. "Participants not only develop the skills and knowledge necessary to operate a successful program site back in their [...]

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