Children's Defense Fund - Texas
The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
CDF-Texas has offices in Austin, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley, and works statewide to represent the interests of Texas children who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves.
- Raises awareness about the condition of Texas children,
- Connects children and families to programs and services that help meet their needs, and
- Works with partners statewide to coordinate broad support and form policy solutions for legislative action on behalf of Texas children.