Tag: Children at Risk

Save the Date! Sept. 18 2020 Human Trafficking Summit

2020 Human Trafficking Summit will explore the role of demand, present never before seen data on Texas buyers, and bring advocates and survivors together to demand a better future for our children. You won’t want to miss this chance to hear from national experts such as the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and the EPIK Project, as well as a survivor panel featuring Rebekah Charleston and Marian Hatcher, moderated by the Director of the Office of the Texas Governor’s Child Sex Trafficking Team, Andrea Sparks.

Register Now For Our School Re-segregation Summit!

The Texas Family Leadership Council Presents….   Register Now for The Re-Segregation of American Schools Summit! WHEN: August 26th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CT WHERE: Zoom Webinar COST: $25 Early Bird Registration- Use the Discount Code: EARLYBIRD $35 Late Registration   More than 60 years after Brown v Board of Education, school segregation is once again on the rise. Sponsored by Shell,… Read more »

The 86th Texas Legislative Session kicked off

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 »

You’re Invited: 2018 Parent Action Guide Release in Fort Worth and Dallas

  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 »

OneVo!ceHome: Human Trafficking is the Exclamation Point to Modern Day Injustice – learn what one committed community in West Texas is doing to “break the silence”

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.

Important Updates From Children at Risk

“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 »