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National Night Out 2020 – Postponed in Texas Until October

In Texas, National Night Out is celebrated on the first Tuesday in August, which is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide. In 1984, law enforcement agencies, neighborhood … Continue reading National Night Out 2020 – Postponed in Texas Until October

July 30 was World Day Against Trafficking

Purpose Each year at the end of July, the world recognizes World Day Against Trafficking and this year’s focus is on first responders. These are the people who work in different sectors such as identifying, supporting counseling and seeking justice for victims of trafficking. Trafficking is a serious crime and violation of human rights. Thousands … Continue reading July 30 was World Day Against Trafficking

COVID-19 – Renter’s Rights: Lockouts and Utility Shutoffs

For tenants facing eviction, the Supreme Court of Texas issued its 20th Emergency Order on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The order applies to rental properties covered by the CARES Act and requires landlords to make three statements about the rental property. First, the landlord must state that the tenant was provided with a 30 day … Continue reading COVID-19 – Renter’s Rights: Lockouts and Utility Shutoffs

Protecting Military Consumers: Learn More on Scams and Identity Theft

Purpose Every year in July, organizations and government agencies focus their efforts on working to protect the military consumer. The purpose of this annual campaign is to raise awareness of how military service members and their families are at a heightened risk for fraud scams and identity theft. Learn more about how you can protect … Continue reading Protecting Military Consumers: Learn More on Scams and Identity Theft