CACTX is excited to begin FY 2017 with a new slate of board executive officers. Lasse Wagene (Houston- Ambrose Resources) will serve as the incoming CACTX President, joined by President Elect Jeff Jeter (Austin- UT Arlington), Vice President James Kimbell (Houston- Strasburger and Price, LLP), Secretary Revlynn Lawson (Austin- Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson), and Treasurer Gina DeBottis Metts (Houston- Retired, Special Prosecution Unit).
News & Events
As an organization committed to securing justice and healing for the child victims of sexual abuse, the Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) of Texas are encouraging parents and guardians to pay closer attention to the digital media that children are consuming.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month - April 2016
The Oscar ceremonies were noteworthy for a number of reasons, but the biggest news was the Best Picture award for the movie, Spotlight. Chronicling a team of Boston newspaper reporters on the quest for answers in a child sex abuse scandal, it has given us another way to broach the most distasteful subject of all. There are children in our community who are still being sexually abused as you read this and we all have a role to play in protecting them.
Did you know:
Out of 40,000 child victims served at a CAC in Texas last year, 26%
were not old enough to attend kindergarten.
CACs in the News
September 22, 2016
Collin Co. program aims at fighting child abuse in churches
June 6, 2016
Weir: Have you observed child abuse?
June 8, 2016
Bridgehaven’s Sanchez speaks to Liberty Lions
April 28, 2016
A Place to Heal: The Child Advocacy Center making a difference in child abuse
April 22, 2016
Advocacy center highlight of Joshua chamber luncheon