The Texas Model of the Elimination of Disporportionality and DisparitiesThe Texas model is a framework for institutional and community transformation. This framework has laid the foundation for expansion and continued system improvement by addressing and eliminating disparities across systems.

The Texas Model is made up of best practices that have led to proven outcomes, history and lessons from work in Child Welfare, and a natural process that makes sense to community, managers and workers.

The model is defined by:

  • Advancing data-driven strategies
  • Developing leaders
  • Promoting work defined by race equity principles
  • Engaging communities  
  • Collaborating across systems
  • Evaluation and transformation