Children at Risk
Memorial Hermann provided funding to support a policy coordinator for a Food in Schools initiative
Children at Risk's mission is to serve as a catalyst for change to improve the quality of life for children through strategic research, public policy analysis, education, collaboration and advocacy. The only organization in the Houston area focused solely on the wellbeing of the whole child, Children at Risk tracks key 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. Children at Risk makes children's needs a priority and ensures ample resources are available for children and their families to thrive.
Children at Risk's focus areas include:
- Public education
- Human trafficking
- Health and nutrition
- Current legislative session