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Organization Name
CHILDREN AT RISK

Address
2600 SW Freeway Suite 810
Houston, TX


Organization Description
CHILDREN AT RISK is a local child advocacy organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life of greater Houston’s children through strategic research, public policy analysis, collaboration, community education and advocacy. CHILDREN AT RISK works to analyze regulations and budgets, combat bureaucracy, change laws, and implement watchdog programs.

Description of Internship

Interns will be offered the opportunity to engage in the work of the organization in order to meet the mission of "improving the quality of life of Greater Houston’s children through strategic research, public policy analysis, community education, collaboration and advocacy". Tasks include but are not limited to data collection, participating in advocacy campaign planning, public speaking, participation in community coalitions and collaborations, writing/producing educational materials, event planning, field research, policy analysis, and much more. These tasks offer a unique opportunity to become engaged in the community to help create large scale change on behalf of the 984,556 children who live in Harris County. The hours of the opportunity are primarily fixed and can be anytime between Monday and Friday (7:00am - 6:00pm).


Criteria for Interns

Interns must be committed to improving the lives of Greater Houston’s Children. Open to all social science majors interested in children or advocacy and public policy.


Contact Name
Mindy Sheridan


Contact Number

713.869.7740

Additional Information
An interview, resume, and writing samples will be required.


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