Growing Up in America

A lively discussion on pressing children's issues, timely news topics affecting our youth, and the policies and programs that influence the healthy development of our children. Click here (http://kpft.org/programming/newstalk/growingupinamerica/) to listen. ..

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LIFE Program Offers Alternative to In-School Juvenile Arrest

Based on the evidence-based TAPS Academy program used across the nation, the 9-week LIFE program targets at-risk young people age 13-19, who’ve been involved in potentially criminal incident that could lead to their arrest. Instead, they are offered an alternate learnin ..

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The TAPS Team travels to Washington, DC

This past weekend, members of the TAPS Team traveled to Washington, DC – by invitation from Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX, 18th Congressional District) – to present at the 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 45th Annual Legislation Conference! Hous ..

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Great Day Houston TAPS Academy

Deborah from Great Day Houston chats with Dr. Penn of the Teen and Police Service Academy (TAPS) explains how they bridge that gap between youth and authority figures. (http://www.khou.com/story/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-houston/2015/09/16/taps-mea ..

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