Transgender Awareness Week: How you can Show Support in your Community

Members of the transgender community and their allies recognize Transgender Awareness Week the second week of November of each year which gives them an opportunity to connect and share stories about the challenges they face every day. It is also a chance for anyone who supports the transgender community to educate the public and have … Continue reading Transgender Awareness Week: How you can Show Support in your Community

November Brings a Multitude of Awareness Raising Opportunities

National Military Family Month Our service members undergo many sacrifices fighting for the United States and many don’t realize the hardships military families go through as well. Military families face disparities such as moving from base to base, losing a loved one, having a loved one deployed for months, or dealing with long-term physical and … Continue reading November Brings a Multitude of Awareness Raising Opportunities

November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week is a statewide campaign that centers on building awareness of the legal issues facing veterans, surrounding Veterans Day. Across the state, legal aid organizations will host legal clinics, intake, legal informational workshops, seminars, media events, and issuing press releases. With 1,584,844 veterans living here, Texas ranks second in veteran population … Continue reading November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

HOUSTON, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid joined CHILDREN AT RISK for an educational bus tour presentation, sponsored by Locke Lord, LLP, on human trafficking in Houston on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, where they were able to get a first-hand look at both where major trafficking incidents have occurred and where this crime may be … Continue reading Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

Domestic Violence Safety Planning: Why you Should Have a Safety Plan

PLAN YOUR ESCAPE The most dangerous time for a survivor of domestic violence is the moment when he or she decides to leave their abusive partner. When the abuser realizes they are losing control over their victim, they often take drastic and sometimes deadly steps to regain their power. Having a safety plan in place … Continue reading Domestic Violence Safety Planning: Why you Should Have a Safety Plan