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HAWC in the News

Houston to spend $6.2M in COVID-19 funds to expand HPD domestic abuse teams Dylan McGuinness Nov. 9, 2020 Updated: Nov. 9, 2020 9:31 p.m. HPD Assistant Chief Wendy Baimbridge speaks during a press conference at the city hall in Houston on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Photo: Elizabeth Conley,......

Author: Great Day Houston Published: 10:24 AM CDT October 13, 2020 HOUSTON — Twenty Seven years ago, Lorena Gallo (formerly Bobbit) was at a breaking point, and shocked everyone for what she did to her husband. Her trial turned into a courtroom drama that was covered around......

HOUSTON – The Houston Area Women’s Center (HAWC) is getting more than half a million dollars to help victims with one of the biggest barriers they feel they have to get out of an abusive relationship. “There are just so many ways in which the legal components of leaving......

Newsmakers EXTRA: Domestic violence disparities Our President and CEO Emilee Whitehurst was on KPRC2 / Click2Houston speaking with Khambrel Marshall and Maisha Colter, CEO of AVDA, about the challenges faced by people of color who are dealing with domestic violence. Click here to view the......

Award-winning reporter Laurie Segall sat down with HAWC to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has put victims of domestic abuse in immediate danger. Segall interviewed HAWC client and domestic violence survivor, Jamie Wright, who escaped an abusive situation during the pandemic. Wright says the abuse she......

Domestic violence cases continue to rise during pandemic, data shows Houston Chronicle article by Hannah Dellinger Instances of domestic violence continue to spike in Harris County each month of the coronavirus pandemic, multiple indicators suggest. Advocates anticipated that stay-at-home orders coupled with economic distress would......

ICYMI: Our Director of Hotline and Crisis Intervention, Celinda Guerra, was on Univision speaking about domestic and sexual violence. We are so lucky to have such an amazing staff member on our team! To watch the full interview click here....

Advocates say partners in Harris Co. are being killed after offenders get bond By Mycah Hatfield Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:24AM Tragic cases of domestic violence are happening in Harris County each day and experts believe judges granting bond for offenders could be the reason why.......

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