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College Panel Discussion Set for April 23

Attend the Panel Discussion Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015 Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m. Where: Livingston County EMS Mainstation, 1911 Tooley Rd., Howell Who Should Attend: College-bound high school students, current college students, concerned parents Please join us for a panel discussion as a follow up to “The Hunting Ground” documentary premiere (see more below). […]

‘Hunting Ground’ Premiere Slated for April 17

Attend the Film. Meet the Producer. LACASA Center will present a powerful documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, “The Hunting Ground,“ this April in partnership with the First National Bank of Livingston County and the Historic Howell Theater. We are honored to announce that the film’s Co-Editor and Associate Producer, Douglas Blush, will host a […]

Your Landscaping Can Help LACASA

You can help victims at LACASA Center when you freshen your gardens or landscape your yard this season! Nelligan’s Outdoor Service is donating a portion of its sales on mulch and all landscaping services to LACASA starting April 17, 2015 and running through October 18, 2015. There are two ways you can give back to […]

Mommologues Event To Benefit LACASA

Join us for a heart-warming evening as some of Livingston County’s most respected writers and performers gather to present Mommologues: Musings on Motherhood. All proceeds from the May 6, 2015, event will benefit LACASA Center. This pre-Mother’s Day event celebrates the trials, tribulations and momentous moments of motherhood. Listen as contributors read poetry, essays and vignettes […]

Annual Clothesline Project Opens

  LACASA Center hosts its 17th Annual Clothesline Project this April as part of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Clothesline Project promotes awareness about the impact of sexual assault and interpersonal violence on victims, their families, and the community. T-shirts created by local survivors — as well as their families and friends — are displayed at LACASA […]

Get Your Workplace Involved April 29!

Join the Denim Day Movement You can help sexual assault survivors in our community by joining the Denim Day Movement on April 29, 2015. Arrange with your workplace for you and your coworkers to wear jeans to work on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Ask each coworker to make a donation to the “Denim for Dollars” drive […]

April Hours Set for Cinderella’s Closet

Cinderella’s Closet opens for a two-weekend run on Thursday, April 16, 2015.  All gently-worn prom dresses are just $25. Shop the boutique and help the environment by recycling and re-loving a party dress. All proceeds benefit victims of interpersonal violence at LACASA Center. Boutique Hours – Prom 2015 Weekend I Thursday, April 16, 3 – […]

Golf for Good on Friday, June 19

Golf for Good on Friday, June 19

You can help Drive Out Child Abuse in Livingston County by playing in our golf scramble this summer. Your team will play for a child and be named for that child. All proceeds benefit abused and neglected children from our community. Join us for a fun day on the course that includes games, competitions and […]

Check the Box. Change a Life.

You can make a small donation on your 2014 Michigan taxes and make a huge difference in the life of a child from Livingston County.  “We have a unique opportunity to increase the funds available in our community to prevent child abuse and neglect,” said Deanna Norris, director of LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council. […]

Attend ‘Within these Walls’ Event

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host each month. (See event dates for 2015 below) Our Within these Walls events are small, personal gatherings that introduce you to LACASA Center and our mission.  During these one-hour programs, we share our stories, discuss our plans […]

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LACASA Staff Insight

Why Victims Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of sexual abuse

The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: Why don’t victims tell? Tell a parent? Tell a teacher? Tell a friend? Tell someone? We know the question well at LACASA. It comes up repeatedly in our line of work, which […]