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HAWC in the News

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......

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.......

Houston area sees deadly stretch of domestic violence-related incidents Bill Barajas, Reporter for KPRC2 Published: July 13, 2020, 12:21 am HOUSTON – Several families across the area are mourning the loss of loved to domestic violence-related incidents. In just the past three days, there have been......

Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer Article by Dylan McGuinness for the Houston Chronicle. June 24,2020. The city plans to use about $647,000 in federal pandemic relief funds to place high-risk victims of domestic violence in hotels, lending much-needed assistance to emergency shelters......

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