Our CausesExamining Systemic Issues & Supporting the Whole Child
Early Childhood Education
The brain’s architecture is built during a child’s first 1000 days. Early Childhood Education lays the foundation for a child’s future.
One in ten children in the U.S. is born in Texas. Providing Texas children with a quality education is critically important to the future of our local, state, and national economies.
Health & Nutrition
Health impacts all aspects of a child’s life. Healthy kids are better learners and have better outcomes later in life.
The Center to End the Trafficking and Exploitation of Children, the only center of its kind in Texas, was established to combat domestic minor sex trafficking.
Parenting & Family Well-Being
Parents serve as a child’s first teacher, providing guidance and reassurance, and serving as the first role model in a child’s life.
Immigration & Education
An estimated 17 million New American Children live in the United States. These children will transform Texas’ education and employment sectors and beyond.
What does COVID mean for Texas children?
Before COVID-19, 1 in 5 children in Texas lived below the poverty line. After COVID-19, those numbers will grow.’