Join Brian Greene from the Houston Food Bank and Scott Van Beck from the Houston A+ Challenge for the November 14th episode of Growing Up in America on 90.1FM KPFT in Houston! Episode includes:

  • Data Head:  Andy Canales,  Director of CHILDREN AT RISK’s Center of Social Measurement and Evaluation to talk about the significance of the number 118 Million.
  • Interview: Brande Nester of Bennett’s Bears a charity that collects Build-a-bear donations and gives them to children in hospitals.
  • Interview: Dr. Bob Sanborn and Assistant Director of Public Policy and Early Education, Shay Everitt to see what’s going on down in the valley and what’s up with the Texas School Guide.
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Is it okay to use stamps on a child’s arm/hand as a way to notify parents.
  • Interview: Mary-Jane Williams, Executive Director of Family To Family Network, to talk to about issues facing the families of children with disabilities and what her organization does to support them.

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