The Domestic Violence Protections of VAWA, The Violence Against Women Act

The severity of crimes associated with domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking was finally addressed by Congress when VAWA, the Violence Against Women Act, was passed in 1994. Within a decade, the legislature expanded the act including protections and provisions, improving action and enforcing efforts to address violence in America. The bill marked the first … Continue reading The Domestic Violence Protections of VAWA, The Violence Against Women Act

Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event in Houston

Join Lone Star Legal Aid and CHILDREN AT RISK for an educational bus tour presentation on human trafficking in Houston Tuesday, October 22, 2019, generously sponsored by Locke Lord, LLP. Attorneys will get a first-hand look at both where major trafficking incidents were identified, where this crime may be presently occurring, and will learn to … Continue reading Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event in Houston

Friends of Eastwood Park, Non-Profit Skater Group, Gives Voice to their Community

Second Ward, a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood on the East End of Houston, has been quickly gentrifying in recent months as private development moves into the neighborhood, taking advantage of the area’s close proximity to downtown and neighborhoods on the City’s near East side that have already become gentrified. As the community transforms, long-time residents are … Continue reading Friends of Eastwood Park, Non-Profit Skater Group, Gives Voice to their Community