The Second Annual Parenting and Family Well-Being Forum
Ensuring the Success of Our Children: Combating New Morbidities
Speakers will address a range of new morbidities, from food insecurity to substance abuse, homelessness to health care disparities, and provide recommendations on how to effectively combat these societal problems to ultimately benefit our children and families.
April 22, 2013
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rice BioScience Research Collaborative
6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas, 77005
Regular admission $45
Student admission: $25
CEU credits will be offered and lunch will be provided.
Future of Houston’s Children Conference
Tuesday, June 4th
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Lunch will be provided
Register at childrenatrisk.org/events
Join us for our 7th Annual Future’s Conference on June 4th at the United Way of Great Houston! This year, we will discuss what could be “game changers” to significantly improve the lives of children in the future. Featured speakers include:
Dr. Steve Klineberg, Rice University, Opening Keynote
Dr. Steve Murdock, Rice University, Population Change in Houston, Texas and the U.S.
Catherine Mosbacher, Center for Houston’s Future, Scenarios: 2040
Lisa Helfman, Recipe for Success, Bright Bites: Inspiring Healthy Eating One Bite at a Time
Nicola Springer, Kirksey Architecture, The Future of Architecture and Children
Dr. Peter Bishop, University of Houston, The Vision of a Child Friendly Society
Come and participate in the exciting discuss as we explore possibilities for the future!
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
83rd Legislative Session Debrief
A discussion on legislation impacting children
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Dr
Houston, TX 77007
Veronica Garcia, Houston Independent School District
Mandi Kimball, CHILDREN AT RISK
Andrea Usanga, Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Rosie Valdez, Texas Children’s Hospital
Join us for our series of Institute Presents lunches, where we highlight different CHILDREN AT RISK Institute members. Dr. Sanborn will interview Dr. Duncan F. Klussmann, superintendent of Spring Branch Independent School District. In 2012, Klussmann helped create the SKY Partnership, which joined together SBISD with KIPP Houston (KIPP) and YES Prep Public Schools (YES Prep) at two district middle schools where campus program charters now operate. The event will feature an informal discussion over lunch with Dr. Duncan F. Klussmann about his background and the future of public education in America.
Please join us for the 8th Annual Future of Our Children Conference. Community leaders and local experts will explore emerging issues and innovations impacting the long term future of Houston’s children. We will discuss such topics as satellite health centers, food insecurity, and the future of Houston’s quality of life.
Robert Sanborn, Ed.D., CHILDREN AT RISK
Mandi Kimball, M.S.W., CHILDREN AT RISK
Angelo Giardino, M.D., Ph.D., Texas Children’s Health Plan, Baylor College of Medicine
Brian Greene, Houston Food Bank
Jay Crossley, Houston Tomorrow
Champions for Children: Lunch with Katy Caldwell
Join CHILDREN AT RISK for our series of Champions for Children lunches, where we highlight key advocates for children in the Houston area. Dr. Sanborn will interview Katy Caldwell, Executive Director of Legacy Community Health Services.
This event will feature an informal discussion over lunch with Mr. Brooks about his background, his current work, and the future of the juvenile probation system in Houston.
Strengthening the STEM Pipeline
Please join CHILDREN AT RISK for a lunchtime program focused on STEM workforce development. Speakers and panelists will discuss how to get more students interested in STEM education and prepared for STEM careers. Open to all community members interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
Event admission is $15 and includes lunch.
Please join us on Wednesday, November 5th, for CHILDREN AT RISK’s 84th legislative briefing, 2015 Texas Legislative Session: A Time for Children. The briefing will include a discussion of upcoming legislative priorities among representatives from community advocates.
9:00-9:25 Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:25- 9:40 Working together: Strength in numbers and collaboration
Tim Schauer, Cornerstone Government Affairs
9:40-10:10 Legislative Agenda for Texas Children
Bob Sanborn, CHILDREN AT RISK
Mandi Kimball, CHILDREN AT RISK
10:10-10:40 Legislative Panel
David Thompson, Thompson and Horton LLP.
Jesse Ayala, Greater Houston Partnership
Todd Latiolais, CHILDREN AT RISK
Rocaille Roberts, Healthy Living Matters
10:40-10:55 The 84th Texas Legislative Session
Jason Sabo, Frontera Strategy
10:55-11:00 Closing Remarks
CHILDREN AT RISK presents
The 9th Annual Texas Children’s Summit
Big Thinkers, Big Ideas: Ensuring a Bright and Innovative Future for all of our Children
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Dr. Christopher Greeley,
Professor of Pediatrics Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Dr. Daniel King,
Superintendent, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
Co-chairman of the Early Matters Learning Committee and President H-E-B Houston
Dr. Frances Deviney,
Associate Director, Research and Planning Program Director, KIDS COUNT
Executive Director of the Dallas Education Foundation
Dr. Ross Shegog
Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences
Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Research
Dr. Bob Sanborn,
President and CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK
Mandi Sheridan Kimball,
Director of Public Policy, CHILDREN AT RISK
(More presenters to be announced!)
Featuring Jennifer Esterline (Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium), Caroline Sabin (The Powell Foundation).
Space for the event is limited. Registration includes inspiring conversation, valuable networking, and of course, lunch! All summit attendees will also receive a copy of our brand new Growing Up in Houston Data Book: 2014 – 2016 (valued at $25). All CHILDREN AT RISK events are social events. We encourage you to share this event with colleagues and friends.
Champions for Children Lunch Series
Houston Mayoral Candidate, Council Member Stephen Costello
Join CHILDREN AT RISK for a one-hour lunch and conversation with Council Member Stephen Costello and Dr. Bob Sanborn, President and CEO of CHILDREN AT RISK.
This lunch series is a chance for community advocates to connect with community leaders. Please join us at the CHILDREN AT RISK office for an informal discussion about Council Member Costello’s background, his current work, and his vision of the future for Houston’s children.
Thursday, March 26
CHILDREN AT RISK
2900 Weslayan, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77027
Early Registration: $15 before Friday, March 13.