Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the National PRIDE Celebration throughout the Month of June

Lone Star Legal Aid joins the National PRIDE celebration throughout the month of June. The first Pride March was held in June 1970 to commemorate the Stonewall Riots/Uprising of 1969, and the LGBTQIA+ community has been gathering annually since to march for social justice, equal rights, and celebrate social and self acceptance. A year prior, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the National PRIDE Celebration throughout the Month of June

Discrimination Cases Rise Among the Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Amidst the Pandemic

Since the first Coronavirus appearance in December 2019, the United States has experienced a multitude of obstacles, including the weight of isolation, unemployment, housing and food instability. In addition, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has continually been on the receiving end of prejudice and racial discrimination.  Why is this happening more than … Continue reading Discrimination Cases Rise Among the Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Amidst the Pandemic

TODAY is the deadline for Winter Storm Uri FEMA Assistance

It has been three months since Winter Storm Uri hit in February and left Texans scrambling for home and vehicle repairs. Although many Texans may have taken care of repairs on their own by now, they may be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). What can FEMA help … Continue reading TODAY is the deadline for Winter Storm Uri FEMA Assistance

May 3 – 7 is National Air Quality Awareness Week

In the past few years, Houston has appeared on the list of top 10 most polluted cities in the country, according to the American Lung Association “State of the Air” report. Given the size of the state and its fluctuating air quality, it is important that Texans stay informed about the role they can play … Continue reading May 3 – 7 is National Air Quality Awareness Week

Lone Star Legal Aid and AARP Houston to Launch 4-part Live Series on Disaster Preparedness

As the pandemic continues, so do our virtual outreach efforts. We continue to provide informational live series for the community in hopes of encouraging continued engagement and providing valuable resources to a large audience. Lone Star Legal Aid's Equal Justice Works team and AARP in Houston will be partnering together the first Friday of every … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid and AARP Houston to Launch 4-part Live Series on Disaster Preparedness