September is National Preparedness Month

Lone Star Legal Aid recognizes September as National Preparedness Month. The campaign promotes family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. This year's theme is "Prepared, Not scared." Homeowners, families, and communities can use this opportunity to find ways or help others understand more about preparing for disasters and reducing risks … Continue reading September is National Preparedness Month

National Night Out 2019

Houston, TX – Tuesday, August 6, 2019, is National Night Out! NNO is an annual community-building campaign that enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement. There are many events going on nationwide to support the cause and you can find Lone Star Legal Aid participating in the event that will be hosted at the … Continue reading National Night Out 2019

Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN)’s Notice of Intent to Sue Leads to State’s Suit against Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery

Port Arthur, TX – Community group and LSLA client Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN) previously announced that it planned to sue Valero Energy Corporation and its subsidiary, Premcor Refining Group, Inc. (collectively, “Valero”), in federal court for hundreds of violations of the Clean Air Act totaling over 1.8 million pounds of unauthorizedair pollution released by Valero’s Port Arthur refinery since May 2014. Teaming up with LSLA community partners Environment Texas and Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter, the environmental groups’ May 22 “notice of intent to … Continue reading Port Arthur Community Action Network (PA-CAN)’s Notice of Intent to Sue Leads to State’s Suit against Valero’s Port Arthur Refinery

July is Military Consumer Protection Month

The Federal Trade Commission partners with local, state, and federal agencies every July to promote awareness into the consumer issues faced by service-members. Service-members, like all consumers, are potential targets for fraudsters. Some scams are more likely to target military families because they may relocate frequently. The FTC strives to eliminate such scams through enforcement … Continue reading July is Military Consumer Protection Month

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant

Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid is one of nine organizations that serve post 9/11 veterans, service members, and their families chosen by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) for its spring grants. BWF’s key focus areas are education and employment, quality of life, and rehabilitation and recovery. BWF was particularly interested in how post-disaster … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant