Children's Defense Fund

Be Careful What You Cut Petition


Cutting him from the budget now will cost all of us later.

As Congress struggles over deficit reduction and the budget, we must ensure that the needs of children will not be sacrificed to protect the richest and most powerful citizens and corporations. By including your information below you are signing on to CDF’s budget principles and telling your members of Congress to protect children’s safety nets and to invest in their health, education and well being.

Include a personal story or one relevant to your congressional district or state to give your message more of an impact.


  • Your Senators
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Dear [Decision Maker],

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State ZIP]
[Your Email]