Press Room

The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) Communications Department strives to strengthen national and statewide communications efforts, focuses on public education and awareness of domestic violence issues and has general overall responsibility for the public relations endeavors for TCFV. The TCFV Communications Department works collaboratively with a variety of media outlets in the development and distribution of important news releases, feature stories, story ideas and opinion/editorial (op/ed) pieces on domestic violence issues which are appropriate to statewide/national audiences.

TCFV Media Contact

Angela Hale
angela@redmediagroup.com
(512) 289-2995

Denton Domestic Violence Survivor Talks about Fleeing an Abusive Relationship, Financial Stress and Having No Other Choice Than to Take Out a Payday Loan to Take Care of Her Four Children

Denton, Texas – January 27, 2015 – The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) thanks Denton County Friends of the Family and the Allstate Foundation for their efforts to combat domestic violence.  Denton County Friends of the Family and Allstate are leaders in a groundbreaking project with the Texas Council on Family Violence that is working to prioritize and forge solutions related to family violence.   The Allstate Foundation has given a one-of-a-kind grant program supporting financial empowerment services for domestic violence survivors.  “The Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Grant Program provides funds to state domestic violence coalitions to help address the No. ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Survivors are Getting Financial Help Leading into the Christmas Holidays

Abilene, Texas – December 18, 2014 – The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) thanks Noah Project of Abilene and Allstate for their efforts to combat domestic violence.  Noah Project and Allstate are leaders in a groundbreaking project with the Texas Council on Family Violence that is working to prioritize and forge solutions related to family violence.   The Allstate Foundation has given a one-of-a-kind grant program supporting financial empowerment services for domestic violence survivors.  “The Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Grant Program, now in its seventh year, provides funds to state domestic violence coalitions to help address the No. 1 reason victims ... Read More »

Brazos County District Attorney Jarvis Parsons Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence and the Daughter of a Law Enforcement Officer Killed in the Line of Duty during a Domestic Violence Call Tells Her Story

Bryan-College Station, Texas – December 8, 2014 – The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) thanks Brazos County District Attorney Jarvis Parsons in his efforts to combat domestic violence.  The Brazos County District Attorney has been serving as a leader in a groundbreaking project between the Texas Council on Family Violence and the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association (TDCAA) that is leading an effort to bring together elected prosecutors from all over Texas to discuss, prioritize and forge solutions related to family violence prosecution. “I am honored to partner with the Texas Council on Family Violence and work to find ... Read More »

Travis County Domestic Violence Task Force Holds Screening of HBO Documentary “Private Violence”

Austin, TX-Dec. 7, 2014- Domestic violence has become a main topic across the sports landscape in recent months, particularly in light of the case of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and the NFL’s handling of his suspension and domestic violence cases in general.  And it’s not just sports, domestic violence happens every day in America.  The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) released a new report that shows an increase in the number of women killed in domestic violence murders in Texas by their husband, ex-husband, intimate partner, boyfriend or ex-boyfriend.  In 2013, 119 women were killed in domestic ... Read More »

Dallas County has the Highest Per Capita Female Murder Rate in the state at 1:62,752

Dallas, Texas – October 6, 2014 - The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) today released a new report that shows an increase in the number of women killed in domestic violence murders in Texas by their husband, ex-husband, intimate partner, boyfriend or ex-boyfriend.  119 women were killed in domestic violence murders in 2013.  114 women were killed in 2012.  102 women were killed in 2011.  Harris County has stood alone as the county in Texas with the most women killed for many years, but this year Dallas County and Harris County are tied with the highest numbers of domestic ... Read More »

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