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Houston Area Urban League: Solving the Housing Crisis Starts with Solving the Income Crisis

Posted on · The city of Houston is in a housing crisis, according to Tom McCasland, director of the City of Houston’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD). He explains why. And then we hear from one of the many nonprofits the city partners with to address this issue – the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL). Next year, the organization turns […]

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Do Existing Policies and Social Services Meet Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Children? 

Posted on · We discuss the social services available for children from immigrant and refugee families, and the challenges of meeting their needs, with Alan Dettlaff, dean and chair of the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work, and James “Terry” Keel, president and CEO of The Children’s Center, Inc.