Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

On Thursday, June 13th, LSLA community partner Air Alliance Houston held a press conference announcing a report on a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) that considers the wide-ranging health impacts of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s proposed I-45 expansion project, also known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), on communities along the I-45 N … Continue reading Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Unit & Environmental Justice Team Presenting at Port Arthur Town Hall

Jefferson County, TX - The Coalition for Environment, Equity, & Resilience, Texas Appleseed, and Port Arthur Community Action Network are hosting a town hall in regards to disaster recovery on June 15th from 11:30am-4pm at Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center in Port Arthur. Free lunch, childcare, language translation, and translated print materials will be provided … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Unit & Environmental Justice Team Presenting at Port Arthur Town Hall

Lone Star Legal Aid & the Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Team Up to Provide Free Continuing Legal Education to East Texas Attorneys

For Immediate Release Huntsville, TX - The State Bar of Texas Family Law Section’s Pro Bono Committee has selected Huntsville as one of the locations this year for its “Family Law Essentials” seminar on May 17, 2019.  The event will take place at the City of Huntsville Municipal Court, 717 FM 2821 W., Suite 200 … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid & the Pro Bono Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Team Up to Provide Free Continuing Legal Education to East Texas Attorneys

April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Since 1981, America has celebrated National Crime Victims’ Week every April. During this week, we aim to educate our citizens on victimization and its effects on individuals and their loved ones. Additionally, we strive to promote policies and programs that will aid victims of crime. This year’s NCVRW theme is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope … Continue reading April 7 – 13th is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Each year during the Month of April, government agencies, rape crisis centers, business, campuses, and individuals plan events that emphasize the prominence of sexual violence and the dire need for prevention efforts. “I Ask”  This year’s theme, as decided by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), is “I Ask”—a message that highlights the importance … Continue reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month