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87th Texas Legislative Session
Visit our advocacy action center to find our current legislative resources and bill watchlist.
Millions of children in the US have at least one foreign-born parent. Join us to discuss topics affecting immigrant families including immigration policy, health, public benefits, farmworker issues, and more.
87th Session Debrief
The 87th Legislative Session ended with both wins and missed opportunities for Texas kids and families. Join us on June 29th to unpack what went down and what it all means for our children!
The Future of Children: Ending Childhood Poverty
Join the Texas Family Leadership Council for a deep dive into what poverty really looks like in the 21st-century and to unpack what recent federal shifts in poverty policy will mean for low-income families.
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
We use research and data to understand the needs of Texas children and their families. This research drives our advocacy agenda and helps us develop evidence-based policy recommendations.
Research and data alone are not enough to drive change for children. We use our research to develop policy recommendations that have the most impact and speak up to inform policymakers.
We work better together. We rely on partners across the state to support our research and data collection, provide regional insights, and amplify our advocacy efforts through collective action.
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New American Children
The Latest from C@R
The following is the first in our Children's Health Vlog Series. This entry highlights the out-of-school health factors that influence student academic performance and their impact. It also covers best practices for crafting quality environments for children to learn...
As the dust settles on the 87th Texas Legislative Session, Children at Risk advocates are still processing recently passed legislation and evaluating their potential impact on the lives of Texas families. Over the last 140 days, Children at Risk registered support for...
The 87th Texas Legislative Session comes to a close The regular 87th Texas Legislative session wraps up in just a few days at midnight on Monday, May 31st. CHILDREN AT RISK staff have been working around the clock to support the public policies Texas families need...
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