Common sense and the great American food fight

We’re living in a world where industry profits often trump the health of kids. When I read about industry reaction to USDA proposals to strip pizza sauce of its status as a lunchtime vegetable, all I can do is say, “Enough, already. It’s time to get back to common sense.”

Volunteers as Advocates – Central Texas Stories

A long-time grantee, CASA of Travis County is serves about about 80 percent of the total number of kids in the county court system, and is working to extend services to the remainder of children in the county. Listen to what Lillian, Jeanne, and the CASA team have to say about how the program is changing lives every day.

Changing Trajectories – Central Texas Stories

We recently visited Austin Children’s Shelter to learn about the programs that they offer. We met an amazing young man named Ralph, who entered the shelter’s emergency care center, and later joined the Transitional Living program.