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Domestic violence as an epidemic in Harris County is discussed. KPRC Channel 2, Jan. 27, 2019 Read the full story here.
Northside High School Coach Michael Porter is working to shape his players into young men who care about others on and off the field. KHOU-TV, Oct. 26, 2019Read the full story here.
So eager were participants to begin sampling the delectable fare that 20 minutes after start time, more than 350 had already arrived and were making the rounds of all 12 food stations. PaperCity, Oct. 19, 2018 Read the full story here.
An advocate for domestic violence prevention, Antonio Gianola explains why and how he volunteers for AVDA. Fox 26 Houston, Oct. 10, 2018 Read the full story here.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and AVDA is bringing awareness to the prevalence of domestic abuse in Houston with events throughout the month. Houston Chronicle, Oct. 11, 2018 Read the full story here.
An advocate for domestic violence prevention, Antonio Gianola explains why and how he volunteers for AVDA. Fox 26 Houston, Oct. 10, 2018
High school coaches say they are getting the tools they need to talk about domestic violence with their athletes at AVDA’s Coaching Boys into Men training. Fox 26 News, August 2, 2018 Read the full story here.
This survivor woke up in a hospital emergency room. A police officer was called, told her about AVDA’s free legal services to victims of abuse, and changed her life. Fox 26 News, April 30, 2018
Michael Porter, Northside High School football coach, participates in AVDA’s Coaching Boys into Men program to instruct male teens on respecting young women. Houston Chronicle, February 20, 2018 Read the full story here.
As the population of Fort Bend County continues its rapid rise, more victims of domestic violence have been turning to Houston and Harris County to find help. That prompted AVDA to open an office here. Fort Bend Star, Dec. 13, 2017 Read the full story here.
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