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Children's Policy Series: Amarillo

  • Amarillo Area Foundation 801 South Fillmore Street, Suite 700 Amarillo, TX, 79101 United States (map)

Please join Texans Care for Children, CHILDREN AT RISK, the Amarillo Area Foundation, and Chairman Four Price for a children's policy forum in Amarillo on October 24.

Texans Care for Children will lead a panel discussion on key children's issues facing the Texas Legislature in 2017. The panel will be followed by lunch and the release of CHILDREN AT RISK's new policy report on early education focused on parent education, subsidized child care, and quality pre-k.

KIDS & THE CAPITOL: 
A PREVIEW OF TOP CHILDREN'S ISSUES FACING
THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE IN 2017

with a special welcome by

AMARILLO'S STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOUR PRICE

Monday, October 24, 2016
at the offices of the Amarillo Area Foundation
801 South Fillmore, Suite 700, Amarillo, TX 79101

10:00 am - 12:00 noon: Panel Discussion by Texans Care for Children

Legislative issues to be discussed include: Supporting children's mental health, strengthening CPS and foster care, pre-k funding and child care quality, healthy moms and babies, and services for kids with disabilities and developmental delays.

Chairman Price will share his insights as Chair of the House Select Committee on Mental Health Chairman, Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, and one of the Legislature's leaders on policies regarding children and families.

12:15 - 1:00 pm: Lunch and Release of New Research on Children in the Panhandle by Children at Risk

The lunch session will feature the release of new research from CHILDREN AT RISK on parenting education, quality child care, and public pre-kindergarten in the Panhandle and across Texas.