Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Annual Conference Presenter Registration

Registration for TAASA Presenters for the 2015 Annual Conference is up.   You can register here or check under Upcoming Events on our home page: 2015 TAASA Annual Conference (01 Mar 2015).

Registration is required for ALL presenters regardless of conference attendance so that name badges and ribbons can identify TAASA Presenters.  Please complete registration by January 15th by 5:00 pm.  It is the responsibility of ALL Primary Presenters to make sure your secondary/tertiary presenter(s) register on-line as well. Presenter fees are discounted to provide an opportunity to attend the entire conference. Contact Cecilia Perkins at or call (512) 474-7190 ext. 24 if you have any questions/concerns.


Talking Points to Address Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center created excellent talking points to address the media and community in discussing the Bill Cosby rape allegations.

High profile cases in the media are an important opportunity to educate the public about the realities of sexual assault. Specifics of each case are different, but our role as advocates is always to support survivors and help everyone understand sexual violence.

Please click on the following link to view the talking points:
Bill Cosby talking points

“TX Safety U” App Introduced in El Paso


Date: October 20, 2014


Rose Luna – TAASA Communications Program Director- (512) 659-8065 –

Jim Heiney – Marketing Specialist, El Paso Community College – (915) 831-6441 –

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) introduces “Texas Safety University” a smartphone app providing college students easy access to sexual assault resources

El Paso, Texas – The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) along with El Paso Community College, Center Against Family Violence (CAFV), and Sexual Trauma & Assault Response Services (STARS) proudly introduce “TX Safety U” a campus app instantly connecting college students, faculty, and staff with sexual assault victim assistance on campus and in the community.  TX Safety U is a free app available on both iOS and Android platforms. The launch is timely as President Obama and Vice President Biden recently unveiled the “It’s On Us” campaign aimed at the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses by addressing rape culture. (more…)

Nominate TAASA Annual Awards by Dec 3rd!

2014 TAASA Award Nomination Form

TAASA invites you to honor those who have helped open doors, build bridges, and have shared their energy and creativity in the campaign against sexual violence by nominating them for a TAASA Award.

Nominations must be submitted by December 3rd, 2014. Please refer to the conference website for instructions to submit the form.  Awards will be presented at the Annual Award Luncheon on March 4th, 2015.  (more…)

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