New Findings of Childhood Cancer in Cluster Found in Northeast Houston

HOUSTON (Jan. 20, 2021) -- Residents of Northeast Houston are calling on the company responsible for decades of creosote contamination in their community to move them out of harm’s way after the state of Texas found high numbers of childhood cancers. The Department of State Health Services' findings come 13 months after it identified 10 … Continue reading New Findings of Childhood Cancer in Cluster Found in Northeast Houston

Lone Star Legal Aid Launches New Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network Website

Houston, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid is excited to announce the launch of the new Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network website (“Network”). The fresh face website features new functions for both partners and survivors, and a more user-friendly interface for the dashboard. In addition to the upgrades being made to the existing features, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Launches New Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network Website

Evictions Update for 2021 – FB Live Info Session December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST

Houston, Texas – Lone Star Legal Aid is hosting a Facebook Live event on Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST to discuss the Center for Disease Control and Prevention order preventing eviction for the remainder of 2020. As the end of the year rounds the corner, Texas tenants are anxious about their rights … Continue reading Evictions Update for 2021 – FB Live Info Session December 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM CST

The Coastal Texas Study is Open for Public Comment: Learn About the $20 Billion Plan for the Gulf Coast and How to Make Your Voice Heard

The Coastal Texas Study is a proposal from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to spend approximately $20 billion to protect the Texas Gulf Coast from flooding during storms and from rising sea levels. Its impacts will be broad, and affect many aspects of life on the Gulf Coast. The US Army Corps of … Continue reading The Coastal Texas Study is Open for Public Comment: Learn About the $20 Billion Plan for the Gulf Coast and How to Make Your Voice Heard

Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global Generosity Movement, #GivingTuesday

Houston, TX- Lone Star Legal Aid joins #GivingTuesday, the national day of giving. Occurring this year on December 1st, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate on improving their local … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global Generosity Movement, #GivingTuesday