The Houston Area Women's Center

Reliant Energy and Andre Johnson honored at our spring gala!

The Houston Area Women's Center took over 475 guests to the moon and back at its annual spring gala on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel! "Moonlight Soiree" was the theme for this year's event, as dazzling lights and blue velvet poured throughout the elegantly transformed ballroom. The successful event raised $600,000, which will further support the agency's ability to provide shelter, counseling and advocacy services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

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Thank You For Wearing Blue With Us!

Many thanks to everyone who joined us in wearing royal blue on Friday, April 10 to show support for Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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Teal Day Of Action For Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

While the entire month of April is designated to raise awareness about sexual assault, April 7 was our official call to action day by wearing the color teal to focus on sexual violence prevention. The City of Houston, joined by Mayor Annise Parker and Council Member Ellen Cohen, also announced April 7 as "Wear Teal Day" with a proclamation at Houston City Hall.

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Noticias 45 Helps Us Reach Survivors

We want to extend a big "thank you" to Noticias 45 Houston for generously hosting a phone bank on April 1, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., for Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

Thanks to them, our advocates were able to answer 30 viewer calls, providing answers, support and resources for survivors of sexual assault.

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True blue awareness in April

This April, if you drive or stop by our 1010 Waugh building, you will notice a flurry of blue and teal decor. That's because our staff and volunteers have decorated the trees and fence to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Each April, the U.S. Office for Victims of Crime helps...

Wear denim clothing to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness...

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