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“America, we have come so far. We                                                                                               Children Today… America’s Future!
have seen so much. But there is so                                                                                              Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC
much more to do. So tonight, let us                                                                                             Dates and locations subject to change. For more information on the
ask ourselves—if our children                                                                                                   CWLA calendar, including conference registration, hotels, programs, and
should live to see the next century; if                                                                                         contacts, visit CWLA’s website at www.cwla.org/conferences, or contact




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                                                                                                                                CWLA’s conference registrar at register@cwla.org or 703/412-2439.




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will they see? What progress will we have made? This is
our chance to answer that call. This is our moment.”
                                                                                                                              Support a White House
— President-elect Barack Obama, during his victory speech at                                                                  Conference
Grant Park in Chicago on November 4.
                                                                                                                              The next few months
                                                                                                                              offer a perfect opportu-
                                                                                                                              nity to build momen-
2008 Fact Sheets Available                                                                                                    tum for a White House
                                                                                                                              Conference on Children
With updated indicators including child protection, health,                                                                   and Youth in 2010. Visit
child care, education, and income support, CWLA’s 2008 Fact                                                                   www.cwla.org/advocacy/
Sheets are available. The sheets present data that give an overview                                                           whitehouseconf10.htm to learn
of the conditions faced by vulnerable children in the 50 states and                                                           about the goals for the conference and the backing it has so
the District of Columbia. State Fact Sheets from 2000 to 2007 are                                                             far. There
								
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