WHO WE ARE
Our Mission: CHILDREN AT RISK serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy.
What We Do: Through its research and advocacy programs, CHILDREN AT RISK is a well-known leader in understanding the health, safety and economic indicators impacting children, and educating public policy makers about their importance in improving the lives of children.
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NEWS AND EVENTS
*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...
*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...
*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...