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Women of Courage

MISSION

The mission of the Women of Courage Committee is to serve as ambassadors for children victimized by abuse through increasing community awareness, promoting prevention, and financially strengthening the coordinated efforts of Children’s Advocacy Centers™ of Texas, Inc. (CACTX) and the local CACs it supports. This unique membership program partners the voice, influence, and giving spirit of Texas women to achieve our ultimate goal of breaking the cycle of abuse. We believe that Texas women can play a vital role in this dialogue by nurturing a society where adults are empowered to protect children and where children impacted by violence and abuse have access to the very best recovery services.

IMPACT

The financial support received through annual membership directly benefits CACTX and their network of 71 CACs as they work to bring justice, hope and healing to countless child victims each year. The intent of this essential giving circle is to support systemic advancements through programs at the state level (via CACTX), and to create a support the My Safe Space: A Room Makeover Project. The Women of Courage Committee also dedicates itself to raising awareness about this issue in their communities, circles of influence, and throughout Texas. Each year the Women of Courage Committee has a goal of reaching more than 500 Texans, helping us push back on the darkness which surrounds this issue, bit by bit.

MEMBERSHIP

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TO JOIN WOMEN OF COURAGE, CLICK HERE

To view a list of current members, click here

For more information on how to become a member, contact:

Emily Hardt
ehardt@cactx.org
Call: 512-258-9920

WOMEN OF COURAGE LUNCHEON

Click here for sponsorship materials. Click here to sponsor or donate online (choose Women of Courage Luncheon from the dropdown menu). 

View photos from the 2017 BIG Impact on LITTLE Lives Luncheon here

WOMEN OF COURAGE STORYTELLING PROJECT

In an effort to give abused children a public voice, Women of Courage filmed our very own Storytelling Project, a community awareness initiative to confront the issue and ignite visibility and awareness to openly talk about child sexual abuse. View the full video here.

Women of Courage Story Telling from CACTX on Vimeo.

Did you know:

Out of 47,000 child victims served at a CAC in Texas each year: 33%

of these children are male.