There will be trainings regarding domestic violence, human trafficking, tribal crimes, etc., all from the perspectives of law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates, and survivors.
For more information please go to the Conference on Crimes Against Women website.
Sunday, Dec 3 2017
Calvary Episcopal Church
603 Spring Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Honoring victims and survivors of violent crime.
Bring and angel ornament to hang on the tree in memory or honor of your loved one.
Tree of Angels Flyer
For more information contact: Lisa Jackson, Coordinator at 512-549-5038 Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office, Victim Services Division.
People Against Violent Crime along with the Criminal Justice Community cordially invites you to join us for the 27th Annual Tree of Angels Honoring Victims of Violent Crime
Families and friends of a victim and survivors of a violent crime are invited to bring an angel ornament to place on two special Christmas trees and together we will remember families whose lives have been touched by violent crime.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Central Christian Church
1110 Guadalupe Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Reception immediately following the ceremony
No RSVP Required
Prior to the ceremony we are requesting all angels are identified by name (first … Full Article
LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – ADVANCED LEADERSHIP TRAINING – SEPTEMBER 26
Advanced Leadership Training Featuring National Domestic Violence Expert, Mark Wynn
Register today at: https://advancedleadership2017.eventbrite.com
Training sponsored by: Collin County Council on Family Violence
One of the nation’s leading experts in domestic violence will provide an exclusive training for local leadership within Law Enforcement. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and expand your response to domestic violence cases.
Mark Wynn will present an overview of the dangerousness, complexity and liability risk to officers and departments when dealing with domestic violence. Utilizing existing case laws of “failure to protect” suits, this training will also help agencies manage liability within their departments. Further, Mr. … Full Article
The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) and the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) stand together with our member programs across the state to promote the health and safety of all individuals, families and communities.
The long standing fear among immigrant communities, and people of color whose citizenship is called into question, has significantly grown in the face of recent state and national directives targeted at immigrants. Valid fears, enforcement actions, and deportation leaves families with irreplaceable voids and diminished community trust. As the statewide coalitions against domestic and sexual violence we know that these increased vulnerabilities create dangerous barriers to lifesaving supports and services for victims of sexual & domestic violence. We are also critically aware that justice and … Full Article
Upcoming Webinar Opportunities
Please note: these webinars were originally presented in May of 2017. The demand for these webinars meant many were unable to register, so they are being repeated. No new information has been added to either webinar. If you previously attended these webinars, please do not register again, in order to allow others an opportunity to view them.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Wende Hilsenrod at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title: A Glimpse into the Myths, Realities and the Culture of American Human Trafficking
Date: July 18, 2017
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM, Central Standard Time
Presenter: Wende Hilsenrod
This training will address the dynamics of control that bind a … Full Article
Members, Check Your Mailbox!
As you may have heard, TAASA is excited to host four engaging events, including the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) the week of June 6-9, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Special thanks to all contributors who provided great information in this issue, including Zoila Rizzo for her article in Spanish!
Download the Spring newsletter to peruse articles written specifically for conference attendees. We look forward to seeing everyone in June. Want More? Check out other recent newsletters!
Visit http://taasaconference.org to check registration info, schedules, and more. Conference registration closes May 16, 2017.
Registration for the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) closes on Tuesday, May 16th. If you haven’t registered, you have one final week to register for the opportunity to attend this amazing conference!
We envision this year’s conference as a place for people in the anti-sexual violence movement, and beyond, to gather and collectively move the needle – to push beyond “courageous conversations” and into CRITICAL ACTION. The time is now to recognize the intersections in our work and take deliberate, conscious steps to eradicate sexual violence at its roots, while we continue to forge and refine … Full Article
This is just a reminder about an upcoming webinar opportunity May 31, 2017. Look it over and register if you’re interested! If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Wende Hilsenrod at email@example.com.
Title: A Glimpse into the Culture, Myths and Realities of American Human Trafficking
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (Central Time)
Presenter: Wende Hilsenrod
It is important to understand the types of control and type of trafficking a victim was involved in. Embedded in these dynamics are the myths, realities, culture, and triggers that affected the victim and can keep them chained to the pimp. Having this knowledge can give Advocates, Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice system … Full Article
Access conference schedules, registration rates & hotel info at http://taasaconference.org/.
May 16th is the last day to register for TAASA’s annual state conference and the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Dallas, Texas.
Get Empowered this June
TAASA looks forward to making the prevention of sexual violence in Texas, and across the country, a central focus of our state conference (June 6) and the National Sexual Assault Conference (Jun 7-9). If you are passionate about moving beyond courageous conversations into critical action in the anti-violence field, this conference is for you!
Efforts to address sexual violence require a multi-pronged approach and we want you included … Full Article