Sharing information to protect and support children and youth
aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Defense Fund – Texas and
Children’s Defense Fund – Southern Regional Office are committed to raising
awareness about the challenges facing children; connecting children and
families to resources that help to meet their needs; and working with partners
to coordinate broad support to improve the well-being of children. The
Children’s Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit child advocacy organization
that has worked relentlessly to ensure a level playing field for all
newsletter is published to help families and communities in Texas, Louisiana,
and Florida recovering from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma protect and
support children and youth – to ensure their protection, ease access to
basic needs, and provide for their psychosocial development and positive growth
through the delivery of health, social, and supportive services. Please
share this information widely and let us know of additional resources. We
will publish this newsletter each week over the next two months.
have questions, suggestions, or wish to share articles or resources with us,
please, email us at Harvey@childrensdefense.org.
you for remembering the most vulnerable among us as the recovery begins.
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