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Thanks to everyone who nominated a deserving student for our 2015 Beat the Odds scholarship, and especially to those that shared their stories with us.
Applications are now under review. Please check back often for updates and announcements.
Cleveland high school students struggle to make sense of racial issues, police actions after Tamir Rice shooting
December 18, 2014, Cleveland.com
In Cleveland, road to recovery on policing is filled with challenges, entrenchment
December 16, 2014, Washington Post
Police and the Black Community
December 4, 2014, Ideastream/WCLV/WCPN/WVIZ
Protesters crash Cleveland City Council meeting with demands for justice, police reform
December 2, 2014, Cleveland.com
Youngstown kids second poorest in nation
November 9, 2014, Youngstown Vindicator
For nearly 40 years, the Children's Defense Fund has worked to improve the lives of all children.
Meet Indyasia Johnson, Cincinnati, OH, 2012 Beat the Odds® scholarship recipient.
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