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 Contacts
The Texas Council On Family Violence And The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault Salute Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison For Her Continued Support Of The Violence Against Women Act. TCFV and TAASA Now Call On The House To Follow Suit.
MEDIA CONTACT: ANGELA HALE, 512.289.2995, email@example.com Austin, Texas – April 27, 2012– The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) jointly laud Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison for her leadership and wisdom in supporting S.1925, the bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) represents the federal government’s commitment to addressing violence against women in innovative and life saving approaches to the coordinated community response, which includes law enforcement, prosecutors, the courts, and victim services. VAWA funds training and direct services in response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and ... Read More »
CRIME VICTIMS’ RIGHTS CEREMONY TO HONOR VICTIMS OF CRIME IN TEXAS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2012 CONTACT: Susan Risdon 214-226-6741 firstname.lastname@example.org Austin, Texas — There are crimes committed every second of every day throughout our nation and here in our home state of Texas. Tonight we light candles and challenge the nation to honor the victims of these crimes and reflect on their families and the professionals who serve them. This year’s theme extends the vision of protecting victims’ rights to reach every victim of crime. Barbara Jordan once said, “We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day ... Read More »
Texas Council on Family Violence and Texas Association Against Sexual Assault Strongly Encourage Texas Senators John Cornyn & Kay Bailey Hutchison to Stay at the Table to Negotiate a Bipartisan Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Failure Cannot be an Option.
For Immediate Release MEDIA CONTACT: ANGELA HALE, 512.289.2995, email@example.com Austin, Texas – March 19, 2012– The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) jointly call on Texas Senators John Cornyn and Kay Bailey Hutchison and all members of Congress to stay at the table to forge a bi-partisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since its passage in 1994, Congress has continued to invest in our nation’s most robust federal response to addressing violence against women in a coordinated community-based approach. Inclusive of law enforcement, prosecutors, the courts, and victim services, VAWA funds innovation ... Read More »
TEXAS COUNCIL ON FAMILY VIOLENCE AND TEXAS ASSOCIATION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT SALUTE TEXAS REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS FOR SUPPORTING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT
CHAIRMAN OF THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAMAR SMITH AND CONGRESSMAN TED POE HIGHLIGHT SUCCESSES OF THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT IN TEXAS AND SUPPORT VAWA REAUTHORIZATION Austin, Texas – February 22, 2012– The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) today jointly recognize Chairman Lamar Smith’s and Congressman Ted Poe’s support for reauthorization of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). On February 16, the United States House Judiciary Committee conducted an oversight hearing of the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW). The Committee invited testimony from OVW Director Susan Carbon, who answered ... Read More »
Dallas Cowboys Star Jason Witten Tackles Domestic Violence in a New PSA
Dallas, TX- October 11, 2011- Dallas Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten is unveiling a brand new Public Service Announcement for Domestic Violence Awareness Month to encourage other men to be role models and stand up against abuse. The PSA, which was produced and distributed as a partnership between Jason Witten’s SCORE Foundation, the Allstate Foundation and the Texas Council on Family Violence, focuses on the role of men as advocates against domestic violence. “I am very proud to partner with the Allstate Foundation and the Texas Council on Family Violence to fight abuse,” said Witten, whose SCORE Foundation has taken an active ... Read More »