Full Video |03:37

Full Video |03:37

This video features human rights defender Marian Wright Edelman, who has dedicated her life to protecting children from abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness and to ensuring children have access to quality education. She founded the Children’s Defense Fund in 1973 and continues to be a leading voice in civil rights activism.

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  • civic engagement
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  • speak truth to power

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