The latest media coverage of CHILDREN AT RISK including press for events, research, and advocacy. Frequently updated, so check back often. Be sure to tune in to KPFT 90.1FM in Houston every Monday from 3:00-4:00 for CHILDREN AT RISK’s weekly radio show Growing Up in America or click here to listen to past shows.
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The Houston Chronicle prints an OpEd surrounding how hard CHILDREN AT RISK and numerous Texas legislators have worked to equip law enforcement and prosecutors with every tool necessary to fight the scourge of human trafficking in Texas.
CHILDREN AT RISK held it’s 5th Annual Human Trafficking Summit on October 16th to raise awareness and encourage collaboration among law enforcement, service providers, and community members to fight human trafficking in North Texas and across the state.
CHILDREN AT RISK’s Dr. Bob Sanborn authored an op-ed in the San Antonio Express-News about the bipartisan support surrounding the many victories around human trafficking in the 83rd Legislative Session.
Dr. Bob Sanborn penned an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle about football-related injuries and their potential impact on the future of high school football in Texas.
The Vinyl Thoughts Art Show 4, ‘The Premiere Custom Vinyl Toy Show in the South’, was held in Dallas on September 12th and featured the Creatures for Kids art auction, benefiting CHILDREN AT RISK. With a packed house and generous artists, the event raised more than $2,000!
The Texas Tribune looks at SB 376, which was championed by CHILDREN AT RISK and makes universal free school breakfast more accessible to students in low-income schools.
CHILDREN AT RISK’s Dallas Legislative Debrief offered panelists of experts and conversation leading to the conclusion that the 83rd Texas Legislature was instrumental in facilitating policy changes to benefit Texas children, but among its successes were a number of missed opportunities. As Representative Toni Rose, D-Dallas, stated “We still have a lot of work to do.”
Kathleen Duncan of RESULTS and Dr. Bob Sanborn co-author an opinion editorial on the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Free Press Houston talks with CHILDREN AT RISK President and CEO Dr. Robert Sanborn about the state of Houston’s youth.
CHILDREN AT RISK convened child advocates during their Legislative Debrief to discuss the 83rd Legislative Session and its effect on Texas’ children.
The DFW and Houston areas were included in a nationwide sweep by the FBI to rescue children from prostitution. The massive sweep targeting child sex-trafficking resulted in the saving of 105 sexually exploited children and the arrest of more than 150 pimps and others, the FBI said. This included 1 rescued victim and 1 arrested pimp from the DFW area. CHILDREN AT RISK’s staff attorney and lead on human trafficking, Suma Ananthaswamy, in the North Texas office was asked to comment on the bust.
ABC-13 talks to Dr. Bob Sanborn about the prevalence of child trafficking in Houston after a nationwide FBI trafficking bust rescued three victims from the Houston area.
The Center for Nonprofit Management has announced 15 finalists for its 13th annual A Night of Light Awards of Excellence, which recognizes excellence in nonprofit management and the outstanding contributions the nonprofit sector makes to the community. In a highly competitive application process, an independent panel of judges selected three finalists in five award categories. CHILDREN AT RISK is one of three finalists being considered for the Nonprofit Communicator of the Year award. The winners will be revealed at A Night of Light on Nov. 14 in Dallas, TX and will receive a $5,000 unrestricted cash awards, a crystal award from Tiffany & Co. and a complimentary Board Training from CNM ($1,000 value).
The Dallas Observer examines the work CHILDREN AT RISK is doing to bring the needs of children living in the North Texas area to light.
The Dallas Morning News explores The Future of North Texas’ Children, an executive summary highlighting 10 priority issues for children in North Texas. It features policy priorities and recommendations for how the region can drive change for its children.
Dr. Bob Sanborn, President and CEO of CHILDREN AT RISK, Caroline Sabin, Executive Director of the Powell Foundation, and Linda May, Executive Director of the Simmons Foundation co-authored an op-ed that ran in the Houston Chronicle acknowledging that while partial education budget cut restoration is a step in the right direction, our children and education system need more support to be truly successful.
KUHF-FM details CHILDREN AT RISK’s Futures of Houston’s Children Conference, which brought child advocates together on June 4, 2013 at the United Way of Greater Houston.
The Herald Online talks about the importance of the recent universal school breakfast bill, which was championed by CHILDREN AT RISK and ensures that children in high-poverty schools have access to a healthy breakfast.
The San Antonio Business Journal profiles Young Women’s Leadership Academy, which was named the top middle school in Texas by CHILDREN AT RISK.
The El Paso times looks at how El Paso schools faired in CHILDREN AT RISK’s statewide school rankings.
Medical Xpress looks at an article in CHILDREN AT RISK’s Journal of Applied Research on Children (JARC) that examines the link between childhood obesity and marital status of parents.
Texas Public Radio talks with Dr. Bob Sanborn about San Antonio school rankings.
The San Antonio Express covers CHILDREN AT RISK’s San Antonio school rankings.
Many of the best schools in CHILDREN AT RISK’s Central Texas rankings were charter schools.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram examines how Tarrant County schools performed in CHILDREN AT RISK’s school rankings.
The Dallas Morning News reports on our Dallas-area school rankings and looks at the quality of low-income schools in the metroplex.
KHOU examines how Houston area schools fared in CHILDREN AT RISK’s statewide school rankings.
CHILDREN AT RISK’s take on what top schools in our school rankings have in common, as reported by KUHF.
Dr. Bob Sanborn of CHILDREN AT RISK speaks to the El Paso Times about food deserts and their impact on Texas’ children.
The Houston Chronicle covers CHILDREN AT RISK’s 2013 rankings of Houston-area schools.