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Report: 1 in 4 HISD 10th-graders violently injured

HOUSTON CHRONICLE – Jan. 24, 2019 

More than 1 in 4 Houston ISD 10th-graders have been shot, stabbed or assaulted violently enough to require medical attention, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, found the rate of violent injury among HISD schoolchildren …

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Skyrocketing Child Care Costs Hurt Many Texas Families, Report Says

KERA NEWS – Jan. 22, 2019 

Working parents struggle to find affordable child care in Texas. That’s according to new research from Children At Risk, a nonprofit that reports many poor Texas families spend up to 30 percent of their income for child care alone…

Human trafficking advocates meet with lawmakers amid Texas legislative session

KVUE (ABC) – Jan. 22, 2019 

Advocacy and support groups of human trafficking victims are calling on Texas leaders to discuss their plans to implement tougher laws to end modern-day slavery. Led by advocacy group Children at Risk and cosponsors, a rally unfolded in the morning at the Texas State Capitol…

Rally at the capitol for Human Trafficking Advocacy day

KXAN (NBC) – Jan. 22, 2019 

VIDEO – Rally at the capitol for Human Trafficking Advocacy day

Sex Trafficking Survivors, Advocates Push for Stronger Laws

NBC 5 (DFW) – Jan. 22, 2019 

Tuesday, dozens of North Texans will travel to Austin for a rally, asking for legislation to protect victims of sex trafficking and inspire harsher punishment for traffickers. “This is an opportunity for us to educate lawmakers; many of which are new…

Advocates Rally at Texas Capitol for Tougher Human Trafficking Laws

SPECTRUM NEWS (AUSTIN) – Jan. 22, 2019 

There are more than 300,000 victims of human trafficking in Texas, and the push to end the modern day form of slavery is once again ramping up as lawmakers get back to work…