Quarterly News & Updates June 2019 Upcoming Events See what’s happening this month Hurricane Harvey Summit Join us at our Hurricane Harvey Summit as we release our publication of Texas Continues to Recover: Two Years After Harvey Report. When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM Where: United Way of Greater Houston REGISTER HERE Human Trafficking Awareness Tour… Read more »
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE ACTION? The 86th Texas Legislative Session kicked off today and CHILDREN AT RISK is ready to advocate for policies that improve the lives of Texas children. From access to quality child care to school finance, mental health support, and protections for human trafficking victims, Texas has a lot of work to do. Help us make Texas the best… Read more »
Join CHILDREN AT RISK as we celebrate the release of our 2018 Parent Action Guide, a Texas School Guide publication. Our Parent Action Guides help parents navigate our complex public education system and empower families to succeed. Guests will receive our latest parent engagement materials, learn about recent regional school performance trends, and hear from local parent advocates. Seats are limited,… Read more »
Did you know that every 30 seconds someone becomes a victim of modern-day slavery? Or that there are 48.8M slaves in the world today? 22% are sex slaves. And I’m embarrassed to say that Texas is ranked #2 in the nation for the most reported human trafficking cases. The average age an American girl enters the sex trade is 13. And shockingly, 400 trafficked, underage teens work the streets of Dallas each night. And finally, there are illegal massage business working trafficked girls by schools and even in our wealthiest neighborhoods . . . think about it.
“If we truly hold family values dear, if we sincerely believe that children belong with their parents, and if freedom matters, we must end the zero-tolerance policy.” -Yael Ross Director, Center for New American Children CENTER FOR NEW AMERICAN CHILDREN This April, CHILDREN AT RISK launched its Center for New American Children and Education (CNAC). New American Children include: Documented… Read more »
The next 10 donors to sign up to be a Champion for Children with a minimum donation of $25 a month will be entered into a drawing to win a custom Champion for Children Yeti Tumbler and a ticket to our fall Accolades Luncheon… but that’s not all! You will also have access to a sneak peek of our Annual School Rankings, which will… Read more »
A Champion for Children is an individual who makes an ongoing, monthly contribution to support CHILDREN AT RISK’s programs in the areas of health, education, parenting, and human trafficking,