Hurricane Preparedness, Part 4: Most Common Post Hurricane Scams

With the 2020 National Hurricane Preparedness Week wrapping up, Lone Star Leal Aid would like to share a different spin on other ways to be prepared for what is to come after the storm. It only takes one hurricane to ruin a community or a person’s life, but it can also only take one scammer … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness, Part 4: Most Common Post Hurricane Scams

Hurricane Preparedness, Part 3: Safeguarding Important Documents

You and your family’s personal safety comes first when preparing for a disaster. Disasters can take lives, homes, cars, as well as all of your personal belongings. Having your financial, medical, and identification information and documentation safe is vital to start the recovery process. Taking the time to protect these documents will save you from … Continue reading Hurricane Preparedness, Part 3: Safeguarding Important Documents

Community Webinar: How to Write Comments on the Proposed Seaport Oil Terminal (SPOT) Deepwater Port Application

Community members have a unique voice when it comes to commenting on large infrastructure projects which can impact community health, safety, and livelihoods. The public comment process provides an opportunity for community members to share their personal experiences and concerns about a potential project undergoing the environmental review process under the National Environmental Policy Act. In … Continue reading Community Webinar: How to Write Comments on the Proposed Seaport Oil Terminal (SPOT) Deepwater Port Application

April 19th-25th is National Crime Victims’ Right’s Week: Seek Justice, Ensure Victim’s Rights, Inspire Hope

One week in April every year is reserved for recognizing crime victims and their rights. A national focus on crime victims dates back to 1965 and since then has strengthened federal legislation, court decisions, government action, and programs when working with crime victims. The week-long campaign promotes victim’s rights and those who advocate on their … Continue reading April 19th-25th is National Crime Victims’ Right’s Week: Seek Justice, Ensure Victim’s Rights, Inspire Hope

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

All thirty days in April are devoted to Sexual Assault Awareness and are advocated around the world to raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Talking about sexual assault helps end the stigma and with continuing support, we can all decrease the amount of sexual assaults that occur every … Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month