Get the latest data and research from the Children’s Defense Fund. For over 40 years, CDF has been a leader in providing the latest national- and state-level data on children and policies.
In this section, you can find reports, fact sheets, and issue briefs created by our national and New York-state office. Some of our most notable publications include The State of America’s Children®, Portrait of Inequality, and Ending Child Poverty Now. Our factsheets and briefs span many areas: child poverty, income and wealth inequality, housing and homelessness, child hunger and nutrition, child health, early childhood, education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence.