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Explore Our Policy Priorities

We envision a Texas where all children have an equal chance to thrive, regardless of their race, income, or immigration status. They are our future, and they are already leading in our communities today. We champion state and local public policies that systematically expand access to the resources Texas children need at every stage of their youth. We do this by speaking to legislators, publishing research, and organizing Texans like you to advance the changes our communities need. Learn more about our policy priorities, and join us to raise our collective voices for child policy in Texas.

Immigration

We work to protect and advance the rights of children in immigrant families . We partner with local, state, and national organizations to oppose harmful policies, defend immigrant families, and ensure immigrant families in Texas are connected to the resources they need to thrive.

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Child Health

We work to ensure every child and their family has affordable, stable, and comprehensive health coverage. That includes protecting critical health insurance programs for low-income children and their families, ensuring programs work so that qualifying children are able to get and stay enrolled, tackling barriers that discourage families from enrolling , and improving children’s health coverage and care.

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Youth Civic Education and Engagement

We work to ensure every child has access to a quality, culturally-responsive, and comprehensive civic education that prepares young Texans for lifelong civic engagement. Our work reimagines how schools teach civics, how we must support first-time voters, and how we create meaningful opportunities for youth to engage in their communities.

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