Welcome to the official CHILDREN AT RISK blog! This is a one-stop shop for all interested in Children’s Advocacy in Texas and beyond. Here’s a brief rundown of our organization and what drives us:

Who We Are: CHILDREN AT RISK is a nonprofit organization that drives change for children through research, education and influencing public policy.

How We Are Different: CHILDREN AT RISK is the only nonprofit organization that is focused solely on the well being of the whole child, tracks those indicators through its publication Growing Up in Houston, and proactively drives change for children by educating legislators on the importance of improving each of the key indicators.

What We Do: Through its research and advocacy programs, CHILDREN AT RISK is a well-known leader in understanding the health, safety and economic indicators impacting children, and educating public policy makers in their importance in improving the lives of children.

Mission: CHILDREN AT RISK serves as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy.

Vision: The focus of CHILDREN AT RISK is to make children’s needs a priority and to ensure ample resources are available for children and their families to thrive.

Here on tumblr will share the best from our organization, partners, and community. Expect a balance of news, event updates, and data— not to mention a heavy dose of relevant and insightful media from across the web.

And yes, we will post pics of Rio (our part-time canine intern) whenever applicable.