Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Provide Legal Resources for Children’s Advocacy Centers in Texas
News & Events
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, Inc. (CACTX) will host the biennial Partners in Courage Dinner and Awards Ceremony on January 31, 2017 in conjunction with CACTX Capitol Day. Senator Jane Nelson will be honored with the 2017 Partners in Courage Award, an honor that is bestowed upon a legislative champion who has demonstrated tremendous courage as an advocate in the fight against child abuse. CACTX honors Senator Jane Nelson as a “partner in courage” who represents commitment at the state level that is equivalent to the profound courage that child victims of abuse possess when they walk through the doors of a children’s advocacy center.
Halloween is an exciting time for children and adults alike. We encourage each of you to enjoy trick-or-treating with your families but remember to use care and caution throughout the evening.
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).
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.
Did you know:
Out of 43,000 child victims served at a CAC in Texas each year: 33%
of these children are male.
CACs in the News
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Shine Your Light: Young victims find help with Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County
December 21, 2016
CAC review board looks into infant fatalities
October 20, 2016
$5 million donation to help new child abuse treatment facility
October 8, 2016
Children get a chance to talk
September 22, 2016
Collin Co. program aims at fighting child abuse in churches