LASSA in the News: Empowering sexual assault victims means informing about options

From the Austin American Statesman:

According to data from the Texas Department of Public Safety, more than 980 sexual assaults were reported in the Austin area in 2014. A 2015 study from the University of Texas estimates that less than 10 percent of victims report their assault to law enforcement. Through partnerships with eight Austin-area crisis centers and shelters, the LASSA Project ensures that survivors have access to free legal services from the moment they turn to a crisis center or shelter for help.

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