Weekly Roundup- by Gabriela Hernandez

Almost 400,000 Texans’ insurance at risk after Congress fails to renew CHIP

Insurance coverage for more than 390,000 Texas children and pregnant women is in jeopardy after Congress failed to renew authorization for the Children’s Health Insurance Program… read more

 

For Deal on ‘Dreamers,’ White House Will Demand Crackdown on Child Border Crossers

The White House on Sunday demanded that lawmakers harden the border against thousands of children fleeing violence in Central America before President Trump will agree to any deal with Democrats that allows the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers to stay in the United States legally… read more

 

Harvey trauma notably hard on youth

As our Houston community embarks on our post-Harvey rebuilding process, the emotional impact of the collective trauma to our city is surfacing. We know from other storm-related disasters that all Houstonians will feel the impact of Harvey for a long time. This will be truest for our children and teens, as they struggle to make sense of what happened and how to recover. They look to adults for guidance, and we must model open dialogue and prioritize asking for the help and assistance we need going forward… read more

 

 

 

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