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Take the Denim & Diamonds Sponsor Challenge!

The Challenge Is On! Two private foundations have challenged the community to help LACASA earn $50K in match grant awards. That means your sponsorship support for Denim & Diamonds will make twice the impact for victims and survivors this year! Simply put, we must earn $50,000 to receive $50,000. All proceeds from sponsorships, donations and event […]

LACASA Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Set

LACASA’s Sixth Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner is a special evening when we have an opportunity to show our volunteers how important they are to our organization. The tireless efforts of our volunteers help change the lives of victims and survivors in a myriad of ways. We look forward to honoring our dedicated volunteers this year. […]

Garden Tour Scavenger Hunt Answers

For Our Super Sleuths Thank you for attending our 16th Annual Garden Tour Weekend. We hope you enjoyed touring the gardens and searching for clues…some in plain sight. Here are the answers to our 2014 Stargazer Scavenger Hunt. Congratulations to Betty Eagle, winner of this year’s hunt drawing, who won a getaway to Sunset Cove Bed […]

Seminars Set for College-Bound Students

College-bound students from Livingston County are invited to attend two free “College Safe” seminars this month on sexual assault awareness and prevention. The events are hosted by LACASA Center. The College Safe seminars will be held: Monday, July 28, from 1 – 3:30 p.m. at Brighton District Library Thursday, July 31, from 5 – 7:30 […]

Costco Earns Our ‘Family Friendly Award’

Costco Wholesale received LACASA’s 2014 “Family Friendly Award” for the company’s outstanding programs designed to help employees balance work-life-health issues. LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council and the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce work together each year to select a company deserving of the Family Friendly Award. The annual award recognizes local companies that encourage […]

Attend a Monthly ‘Within these Walls’ Event

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, a new event series we are hosting each month in 2014. (See schedule 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 […]

Detroit News Features Our Safe Pet Place

APRIL 16, 2014 – The Detroit News released an article about LACASA’s Safe Pet Place this week on page one of the publication. The story discusses a national trend of domestic violence shelters: opening, or working to open, on-site facilities that house the family pets of victims. For more than a decade, LACASA Center has had […]

LACASA On-Call Team Earns Recognition

APRIL, 2014  - LACASA Center recently was honored by the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office for defending crime victims’ rights. The annual awards ceremony is held every April as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The Prosecutor’s Office recognized LACASA’s On-Call Response Team with the Above and Beyond Award. The LACASA Team provides around-the-clock aid to […]

Your Shopping Earns Us Dollars at Kroger & VGs

You can help LACASA each and every time you shop at Kroger or VG’s Grocery. KROGER Kroger shoppers may register online to earn community charity points for LACASA. Visit the Kroger Community Rewards website section, sign up, and choose LACASA as your charity. For each purchase you make, Kroger awards LACASA with a cash donation.  NOTE: Kroger […]

‘Pinwheels for Prevention’ Set for April 1

View Photo Gallery of 2014 Pinwheels Event>> LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council will host its annual “Pinwheels for Prevention” ceremony Tuesday, April 1, 2104, to launch National Child Abuse Prevention Month in Livingston County.   Members of the community are invited to help plant a pinwheel garden during a special ceremony that will take […]

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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 […]

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