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Only 10% of Eligible Children in Texas Receive Child Care Assistance

by Patrick Gill, CHILDREN AT RISK In the recently released report, Building Brains & Economies: Quality Child Care as an Engine for Economic Development in a 21st Century Texas, CHILDREN AT RISK examines how quality child care can be leveraged to drive Texas’s...

High School Students Create App to Record Children’s Experiences from Hurricane Harvey

By Rebecca Harms, Disaster Recovery and Research AmeriCorps VISTA High School freshmen, Tracy Wei, Kaylee Yu, and Raina Parikh are the creators of the SAY (Stories About You) Houston app that was recently published in the IOS Apple Store.  The app gives children a...

Were You or Someone You Know Impacted by Two Major Natural Disasters?

By Chanel Brown, Disaster Recovery and Research AmeriCorps VISTA CHILDREN AT RISK continues to have ongoing efforts in response to Hurricane Harvey through research. However, we recognize that many of those living in the Houston area were also impacted by either...

Quality ECE Can Transform the Future Workforce of Texas

by Patrick Gill and Shay Everitt, CHILDREN AT RISK In the recently released report, Building Brains & Economies: Quality Child Care as an Engine for Economic Development in a 21st Century Texas, CHILDREN AT RISK examines how quality child care can be leveraged to...

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact Revealed the Unique Needs of Children During a Disaster

By Rebecca Harms, Disaster Recovery and Research AmeriCorps VISTA Harvey's Impact on Children by the Numbers Hurricane Harvey has a significant impact on children, disrupting children's lives immediately and continuing for months into the recovery. Harvey was the most...

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