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LASSA Trains Advocates at November 15 Uvalde Seminar

On Wednesday, LASSA hosted the November 2017 Uvalde Seminar titled “Keeping Families Safe: A Coordinated Response to Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault.” The conference, co-hosted by our partner agency New Horizons, trained advocates by offering different strategies focused on dealing with sexual assault and domestic violence situations. LASSA Attorney Adriana Rodriguez was one of a […]

Domestic Violence Kills 146 Women in 2016

By Wesley Story Nearly 150 women were killed by domestic violence in 2016, according to the annual report released today by the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV). The group’s “Honoring Texas Victim’s Report,” which compiles incidents of domestic violence throughout the state, reported that in 2016,  146 Texas women were murdered by their husbands, […]