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CDF-SRO Publications

Unequal Lives: The State of Black Women and Families in the Rural South

Report data reflect findings from nine rural counties throughout Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi in six main issue areas that shape the lives of women and families, including: poverty, income and employment, education, health, public infrastructure and housing. It provides never-before-seen baseline quantitative and qualitative data on the economic, social, and health status of Black women and families in the rural South.

July 28, 2015

Lighthouse SRBWI Newsletter

October 1, 2014


June 1, 2014

SRO Zero Tolerance Report

June 1, 2013

Katrina- How to Rebuild A Village

Stories from Internally Displaced Children and Families of Hurricane Katrina and Their Lessons for Our Nation

October 4, 2007

Katrina Report 2007

August 1, 2007

"The Rain Report" CDF-SRO

June 1, 2007

CDF Signature Reports
CDF Landmark Reports

The Children’s Defense Fund has published hundreds of policy reports over 40 years. Many have led to important improvements in policies and programs for children.