Houston Matters

Report: Texas CPS is Failing to Protect the State’s Most Vulnerable Children

Posted on · Kristopher Sharp entered the foster care system in Texas when he was 10 years old. Until he aged out of the system at 18, he was placed in 20 different foster homes, mostly group homes. Along the way, he suffered abuse. He says face-to-face visits with Child Protective Services caseworkers were rare. We talk with […]

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Organization Working to Prevent Child Abuse in Houston

Posted on · April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. We discuss the latest efforts to raise awareness of — and prevent — child abuse in Greater Houston. We hear from Trish King, executive director of ChildBuilders and Jessica Middleton, a sexual abuse survivor, who speaks about her personal experiences and how ChildBuilders is helping ensure children do not have to ensure […]