Roxanna Asgarian


Roxanna Asgarian is a Texas-based journalist who writes about courts and the law. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Magazine, and Texas Monthly, among other publications. She’s the author of We Were Once a Family.

Articles by Roxanna Asgarian

The Forgotten Children of Texas

Each year, thousands of foster children in Texas are shuffled into little-known “treatment centers” where they are frequently neglected and abused. State officials have largely ignored allegations of wrongdoing and calls for reform.

by Roxanna Asgarian

mothers, third ward, houston, housing

The Sisterhood

For 22 years, an unusual housing and support program has been quietly transforming the lives of single mothers in Houston's Third Ward.

by Roxanna Asgarian