Website Allegedly Linked to Human Trafficking

*Originally Posted on 10/7/2016 The CEO of Backpage.com, a popular marketplace for online commercial sex, was arrested on Thursday in Houston on orders from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, and charged with conspiracy and pimping of minors. Advocates have long...

Fighting Food Insecurity in North Texas

*Originally posted on 9/19/2016 *Feeding America (2013). Map the Meal Gap 2015: Child Food Insecurity in Texas by County in 2013. Retrieved from www.feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/our-research/map-the-meal-gap/2013/TX_AllCounties_CDs_CFI_2013.pdf Food insecurity...

Combatting Human Trafficking in North Texas

*Originally posted on 9/12/2016 *Statistic taken from https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/houston/news/press-releases/texans-unite-against-human-trafficking-local-state-and-federal-agencies-launch-statewide-campaign   The presence of human trafficking in...

Improving Education in North Texas

* Originally posted on 8/29/2016 *Texas Education Agency. (2015). Texas academic performance report 2014-15 district profiles.   CHILDREN AT RISK understands the barriers facing Texas children in terms of education and aims to break down these barriers:   1....