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The Future of Children: Ending Childhood Poverty

Virtual

Recent changes for children and families living below the federal poverty line have been significant. Join Texas Family Leadership Council (TXFLC) and CHILDREN AT RISK on July 21st to myth-bust poverty, unpack what federal legislation means for low-income families, and explore the next frontier of ending poverty #ForChildren. This annual Future of Children summit will […]

Racial Equity in STEM Education

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK, in partnership with Shell Oil Company, and the Texas Family Leadership Council, is excited to present the Racial Equity in STEM Education Webinar. Join us on Wednesday, August 4th as national experts in education gather to present an interactive discussion that explores racial inequities in STEM education & careers. This continuing education […]

The Resegregation of American Schools: The Economics of Inequity

Virtual

Texas Family Leadership Council (TXFLC), in partnership with CHILDREN AT RISK, will host their annual education summit on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. This summit will hone in on the economics that encourage the legacy of school segregation to continue in the 21st century, and will explore innovative ways schools can better reflect increasingly diverse student […]

2021 Anti-Trafficking Summit: Common Data & Common Ground

Virtual

Join Children at Risk and the Texas Family Leadership Council for our annual Anti-Trafficking Summit on September 10, 2021 from 10 AM – 1 PM CT.   This year, anti-trafficking experts will gather to discuss the need for standardized data, common language and definitions, and more rigorous and inclusive measures of impact. We'll also explore […]

The State of Latinx Children in America

Virtual

There are over 18 million Latinx or Hispanic children living in the United States. Latinx children come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds and countries of origin, and there are pronounced differences in their well-being. On September 22nd, CHILDREN AT RISK, in collaboration with The Children’s Partnership, CommUNITY en Accion, and Texas Family Leadership […]

Speaking Up + Speaking Out Luncheon

La Cima Club 5215 North O'Connor Boulevard The Tower at Williams Square, Suite 2600, Irving, TX

This North Texas Giving Day, September 23rd, 2021, please join CHILDREN AT RISK for our first ever  Speaking Up + Speaking Out luncheon! Hosted at the La Cima Club in Irving, join us to learn about our anti-trafficking efforts, hear from those working on the front lines, and help us honor North Texas community leaders, […]

Accolades: The Academy Awards of Child Advocacy

Hotel ZaZa Museum District 5701 Main St, Houston, TX

Friday, October 8, 2021 • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Hotel Zaza in the Houston Museum District Contact Leandra Guy at events@childrenatrisk.org for more information.CHILDREN AT RISK is once again excited to host our 2021 Accolades Luncheon: The Academy Awards of Child Advocacy on Friday October 8, 2021, 11:30am to 1pm at Hotel ZaZa, […]

Beyond Toxicity: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow for Children

Virtual

On October 13th, CHILDREN AT RISK, Texas Family Leadership Council, and Citizens’ Environmental Coalition will present Beyond Toxicity: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow for Children. Join experts to discuss the impact of climate change on today’s children and future generations. We will examine the current environmental justice landscape, unpack environmental racism and hear from youth advocates working […]

HISD Trustee Candidate Forum

Virtual

Confirmed Participating Candidates: Matias KopinskyJanette Garza LindnerElizabeth SantosDr.Maria BenzonSue DeigaardCaroline WalterDr. Kendall BakerGregory DegeyterHolly Maria Flynn Vilaseca OcampoAnne SungBridget WadeMac WalkerMyrna GuidryGerry MonroeJoshua Rosales  Elections for Trustees for the Houston Independent School District Board are this November!  Come meet the candidates and hear how they plan to address educational inequity, the challenges for both teachers […]

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A Full Plate: Food Security Summit

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK and Texas Family Leadership Council, in collaboration with Save the Children, Houston Food Bank, and Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, are imagining a world where no child or young adult goes hungry. This summit will envision these possibilities while bringing attention to those already paving the way in innovation, particularly within […]

Equity Starts Early: Addressing Racial Inequities in Child Care and the Early Education Workforce

On November 4th, Children at Risk will present Equity Starts Early: Addressing Racial Inequities around Child Care and the Early Education Workforce. Join experts to discuss this history of child care in America and the impact structural racism has on today’s early childhood workforce and next generations. We will also explore how racial disparities affect […]

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Una Notte in Italia

For information contact Briauna Derry at events@childrenatrisk.org, or (713) 869-7740.  For the quickest response, we encourage email correspondence.Una Notte in Italia Annual "celebrity" men's fashion show and galaCo-Chairs: Melissa Holman Juneau Jennifer Pinkerton Honorary Chair: Debbie FestariFriday, November 12, 20217:30 pm at the Royal Sonesta Hotel This year’s annual UNA NOTTE IN ITALIA (A Night in Italy) […]

The State of Black Children in Texas

 The second annual State of Black Children summit, sponsored by Amazon and Amerigroup, will again explore the challenges Black children face growing up in Texas. From access to high-quality education […]

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A Fighting Chance: Summit on Basic Needs and Child Success

Virtual

This virtual summit, presented by CHILDREN AT RISK, Texas Family Leadership Council, and Mattress Firm, will explore the challenges today's families face in meeting their child's basic needs from access to food, shelter, and even a good night's sleep. We'll hear from experts on the frontlines serving families pre & post-pandemic, explore how they innovated […]

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150 Miles: Health in the Borderlands

Virtual

This virtual summit will explore the needs, barriers, and best practices surrounding children's health in the US-Mexico border region. Join us to hear from health experts and leaders in the fields of medicine, public policy, and social justice on how state and national policymakers can support children's health and wellbeing. Our conversation will examine best […]

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Dallas Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Fort Worth Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

​CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Lubbock Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Midland Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Austin Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

San Antonio Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from their Child Care […]

Five Minutes for the Future: A Texas Children & Families Series

facebook.com/childrenatrisk

Premiering live on Facebook.com/chidlrenatrisk Children at Risk and Texas Family Leadership Council invite you to join them during the week of April 18 for their first-ever “Five Minutes for the […]

Houston Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Amarillo Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

El Paso Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Rio Grande Valley Spring 2022 Texas Tour

Virtual

CHILDREN AT RISK is hosting virtual policy roundtables in 10 major cities around Texas throughout April. During the roundtables, C@R will be discussing their report on race equity and Texas Rising Star as well as reviewing best strategies going into the 88th legislative session. We will also be sharing new data from our Child Care […]

Texas Motherhood Summit

Virtual

Mothers Matter. Healthy Moms are essential not just in the lives of children but to the success of our state's economy. Join us for this virtual summit to celebrate motherhood and unpack the public policies lifting them up or bringing them down. From prenatal care to child care, mental health, and economic justice, we'll explore […]

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22nd Annual Golf Classic

The Woodlands Country Club, Tournament Course 1730 South Millbend Drive, The Woodlands , TX

Join Us For the 22nd Annual CHILDREN AT RISK Golf Classic! May 9th, 2022 at the Woodlands Country Club, Tournament Course Presented byWhether you're a seasoned pro or just picking up a club for the first time, we guarantee you'll have a blast at our Annual Golf Classic. Come out and support CHILDREN AT RISK while […]

Mexico City: A Cultural and Educational Tour

Please direct any questions or concerns to Anna Alemán (aaleman@childrenatrisk.org) or Lindsey Wilkerson (lwilkerson@childrenatrisk.org).  CHILDREN AT RISK will lead a cultural and educational tour to Mexico City May 11-15, 2022, and you're invited! This trip will include mornings spent with community partners working in the immigration and human trafficking sectors.  In the afternoons and evenings, the group will […]

$1,600

Annual Early Childhood Education Summit: Supporting Today’s Workforce for Tomorrow

Virtual

A quality and sustainable early childhood education system is essential to our state's economy. Join child care providers, advocates, parents, and business leaders to discuss the challenges facing the early childhood workforce and the consequences for the Texas workforce as a whole.  This event has passed, but you can view the recording below. For ease in […]

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ECE Coalition with Dr. Dana Suskind

Virtual

Join us for our June ECE coalition meeting on Thursday, June 9th from 12:30pm - 2pm CST. The Texas Workforce Commission will share updates on the exciting work that will be happening next year then Dr. Dana Suskind, author of  Parent Nation, will join us to discuss her research and why children’s potential depends on support […]

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Big Brunch: Building Blocks to the Future: A Celebration of Early Childhood

The Ballroom at Bayou Place, Houston TX 500 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX

The Ballroom at Bayou Place Sunday, June 12th from 11:00 – 3:00 p.m. For Inquiries Contact: Michelle Bowman, mbowman@childrenatrisk.org or 713.301.6970 Collaborative for Children is a leader in early childhood education—at the forefront of readying young children for the 21st century with bold, visionary early learning initiatives like Collab-Lab and Centers of Excellence.  Our goal […]

National Immigration Summit: Centering the Needs of Children & Families

Virtual

This third annual Immigration Summit will explore the unique challenges facing immigrant children and their families. Join us to learn about child-forward immigration policies, access to basic needs and mental health resources, education, and how to shift the narrative surrounding immigrants and immigration. Our summit will bring together child advocates and experts from across the […]

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