Marian Wright Edelman in ‘An Agenda for Social Reform’ from ‘Children Having Children: Global Perspectives on Teen Pregnancy’ edited by Gary E. McCuen

“…children who are denied the hope, much less the expectation, that hard work will bring tangible rewards or that tomorrow can be better than today also have no motivation to learn to take responsibility for their futures.”

—Marian Wright Edelman in ‘An Agenda for Social Reform’ from ‘Children Having Children: Global Perspectives on Teen Pregnancy’ edited by Gary E. McCuen



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