"The Children's Defense Fund's THE STATE OF AMERICA'S CHILDREN 2010, is a compilation of the most recent and reliable national data on poverty, health, child welfare, youth at risk, early childhood development, education, and family income and gun violence." - CDF
You can read THE STATE OF AMERICA'S CHILDREN 2010 REPORT here.
One disturbing trend is the increase of childhood poverty since 2000. Will these children ever catch up? Will they remain trapped in the digital divide? Will they reach their creative potential?
They believe, "educating and empowering youth is our best hope of breaking the entrenched cycles of inequity and poverty." - UNICEF TELEVISION
You can read The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity here.
Or watch this UNICEF video.
"YOUNG PEOPLE CERTAINLY NEED HOPE."- Richard Morgan, UNICEF, Director of Policy & Practice
How can we encourage and support the children of the world to take action as they face the unprecedented challenges of growing up in 2011?
Visit THE CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND or UNICEF to find out how you can support the youth of the world.