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

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

COVID-19 Forcing Families to Stay Home: Children are at a Higher Risk for Abuse

Family dynamics have been altered due to the current health pandemic which have put children at a higher risk for abuse and neglect. The decline of childcare availability and economic hardship resulting from loss of employment may affect how parents and guardians treat their children. Abusive behaviors include sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. As the … Continue reading COVID-19 Forcing Families to Stay Home: Children are at a Higher Risk for Abuse

June Brings a Multitude of Awareness Opportunities

Each month, Lone Star Legal Aid recognizes victim-centered national and international awareness raising opportunities. These opportunities help crime survivors obtain the information they need to recover and also educate the community on how they can advocate for that particular cause. Below are all of the awareness opportunities happening in June. National Elder Abuse Awareness Month … Continue reading June Brings a Multitude of Awareness Opportunities