Media Outreach

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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March 25, 2014- Local leaders push for school breakfast system
FOX 29 reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Luncheon on Universal School Breakfast that was attended by school district administrators, policy makers, and community members to explore the impact and casual affect of the Universal School Breakfast Program.

March 20, 2014- Nation’s top human trafficking route runs through Houston
The US House Homeland Security Committee held a field hearing entitled “Combating Human Trafficking in Our Major Cities.” CHILDREN AT RISK’s Dr. Bob Sanborn served as a witness, testifying to the problem of human trafficking in Houston.

February 14, 2014 I-TEAM: Child trafficking concerns local authorities
KENS 5 looks at CHILDREN AT RISK’s research in human trafficking to explain trends in San Antonio. Understanding the urgency of the problem, the crimes against children task force can better address the problem.

January 13, 2014 Here’s a school guide with letter grades for Dallas and Fort Worth Public Schools
KERA News talks with CHILDREN AT RISK Research Coordinator Jessica Noel about the Texas School Guide, available in both English and Spanish, and the questions parents had that will now be answered.

January 11, 2014 Finally: school rankings that make sense
The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports on CHILDREN AT RISK’s Texas School Guide publication praising it as a guide parents can use to advocate for their children’s education.
January 11, 2014 - New school guide helps Dallas parents through maze of school choice
The Dallas Morning News looks at CHILDREN AT RISK’s  Texas School Guide as resource helping parents to navigate the public school system.
January 2, 2014 Houston and Its Strip Clubs Call a Truce
President and CEO, Bob Sanborn, speaks out against Mayor Parker’s controversial agreement with 16 strip clubs in Houston. The agreement requires those 16 clubs to jointly contribute $1 million annually to a unit in the Houston Police Department devoted to fighting human trafficking.
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