Domestic violence program leaders in Texas face a unique challenge: how does the second-largest state properly accommodate for the rising need for services? In 2009, Texas provided assistance to 79,367 adult and children survivors of family violence and yet there was still an increase in demand for residential and nonresidential services.

In the hopes of facilitating greater collaboration and information exchange between Texas programs, TCFV announces this year’s annual Executive Directors’ Conference, Directing the Work

The conference provides a number of capacity-building workshops that address various interest areas through the following specific tracks: Board Rejuvenation, Agency Longevity, Doing the Work, and Strengthening the Work. The conference will also include breakout sessions, including Board Source Fundraising, Utilizing Social Media, Health Services, Fundraising and Event Planning, Thistle Farms Social Enterprise, and Prevention Mechanisms. Continue Reading »