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Movement-building is hard work. We can’t do it alone. One generation alone can’t get it done. We need each other and deep spiritual sustenance to keep going and create the just world our children deserve. The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)’s Proctor Institute is where we can sing and pray, strategize and struggle, organize and advocate, and share our stories—our hurts and hopes, pain and passion for justice, in Beloved Community. The Proctor Institute refreshes and renews us so that we can continue the hard, hopeful, sacred work of pursuing justice for children and ending child poverty. Plan now to join us.
Usually held on the storied grounds of CDF Haley Farm, the spiritual home of the children’s movement, in 2021 CDF’s Proctor Institute will again be held virtually to ensure it is safe and accessible to all. While the platform will be virtual, the Beloved Community will be real.
Special sessions of the Dale Andrews Freedom Seminary for seminarians and interested others are on July 7, July 19, and July 20th.
CDF’s Proctor Institute for all begins on Tuesday, July 20th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. EDT. On Wednesday and Thursday, July 21 and 22, two workshop sessions are offered between noon-3:30 p.m. EDT and the plenary program is held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. EDT. The plenary program includes theology and child advocacy sessions, “listening to the children” discussions, music and spoken word, and the Great Preacher series. We can’t wait to be together again.
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