TNOYS collaborated with young people and youth-serving providers to build a comprehensive policy agenda in 2020. Our team hosted listening sessions with hundreds of youth-serving providers and young people to learn about gaps in support and recommendations.
This feedback influenced TNOYS’ policy agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session. Our 14 priorities recommend funding, policies, and programs to strengthen and support our seven system areas.
Testimony to House Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II (recommending an increase in funding in the DFPS budget for Prevention and Early Intervention services), March 2, 2021:
Testimony to House Human Services Committee in support of HB 700, March 23, 2021: