Air Alliance Houston’s 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid's environmental justice team attended Air Alliance Houston's 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the historical Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. Air Alliance Houston believes everyone has a right to breathe clean air. Through applied research, education, and advocacy, they work to deliver … Continue reading Air Alliance Houston’s 2nd Annual State of the Air Gala

April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Since 1981, America has celebrated National Crime Victims’ Week every April. During this week, we aim to educate our citizens on victimization and its effects on individuals and their loved ones. Additionally, we strive to promote policies and programs that will aid victims of crime. This year’s NCVRW theme is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope … Continue reading April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Each year during the Month of April, government agencies, rape crisis centers, business, campuses, and individuals plan events that emphasize the prominence of sexual violence and the dire need for prevention efforts. “I Ask”  This year’s theme, as decided by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), is “I Ask”—a message that highlights the importance … Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Fair Housing Month

This week marks the 51st anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act. This legislation prevents the discrimination of anyone based on sex, race, family status, disability, nationality, religion, or skin color in the act of rental, financing, or sale of housing.

Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Environmental Justice Team recently talked with Executive Director of Air Alliance Houston, Bakeyah Nelson, PhD, to find out more about a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) being conducted by AAH this spring. Funded by the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation under the 500 Cities Data Challenge, the HIA will … Continue reading Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Q & A with Air Alliance Houston’s Bakeyah Nelson, PhD