Houston Matters

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.

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Expanding Gambling and Zelda Symphony: Wednesday’s Show (October 21, 2015)

Posted on · A recent survey says nearly 60 percent of voters in Texas are in favor of expanding legalized gambling in the state. We delve into the pros and cons of such expansion on this edition of Houston Matters. We also discuss the past, present, and possible future of gambling in the state.