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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 video. ...

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 further isolate victims...

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. Even after seeking help...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Message from CEO Emilee Dawn Whitehurst Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters. —Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Sensei   We recently marked Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery...

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