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Dr. Katz to Speak on Gender Violence

Taking it Personally Why Gender Violence is a Community Issue # Presenting Dr. Jackson Katz Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7 – 9 p.m. Historic Howell Theater 315 E. Grand River Ave., Howell Join us for a talk by internationally renowned author and activist, Jackson Katz, Ph.D., on “Why gender violence is an issue for the community.” Dr. Katz […]

It’s a Pampered Chef Party for LACASA!

Attend the event or shop online!   You are invited to attend a Pampered Chef Open House on Thursday, November 3, 2016. This “ladies only” event will benefit LACASA Center, with 15% of the proceeds donated to our nonprofit organization. Guests are invited to drop in at any time and enjoy some holiday cheer, great […]

Display Purple Lights in October

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month # You Can Help Raise Community Awareness WHAT: Shine the Light campaign in Livingston County WHY: To show support for the courage of survivors and to send a message to abusers that we will not tolerate domestic violence in our community HOW: Display lights and awareness posters in […]

LACASA Volunteer Training Starts Soon

VOLUNTEER TRAINING: Graduate group from a previous training program You Will Make a Difference We invite you to attend our fall Volunteer Training Program, which begins on Thursday, October 27 and concludes on Saturday, November 12, 2016. (See full training schedule below.) Community Education Director and Volunteer Coordinator, Nicole Matthews-Creech, will conduct this in-depth training […]

Bordine’s Extravaganza Benefits LACASA

Bordine’s Extravaganza Benefits LACASA

Ladies Night Out! # Kick off your holiday season at the annual # Bordine’s Holiday Extravaganza # A benefit for LACASA Center # Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 # 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) 6347 Grand River Ave., Brighton # Tickets $20  ($10 goes directly to LACASA; $5+ goes back to you […]

Children’s Counselor Career Opportunity

POST UPDATED – Oct. 20, 2016 Children’s Counselor The Children’s Counselor is a full-time professional human service position that provides counseling, support, intervention, and recreational activities for children who have witnessed and/or experienced violence.  This position requires clinical and advocacy skills. A minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field is required. […]

Invite a Friend to ‘Within these Walls’

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host each month.  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 for the future, and conduct a […]

Domestic Violence Phone Apps Available

From: The Daily Beast Story by: Martha Stortz SURVIVORS  05.03.16 List of apps and features at conclusion of article Can an App Stop Domestic Violence? A new crop of apps provides resources and emergency help for domestic violence victims. In February 2014, Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son, Luke Batty, after a cricket practice just […]

Kroger & VGs Programs Help LACASA

  You can help LACASA Center each and every time you shop at Kroger or VG’s Grocery. Link your Kroger Plus card and your VG’s YES card to LACASA and we automatically receive quarterly checks.   KROGER: How to Sign-Up Visit Go to your account – sign in or create an account My Account […]

It’s Our 35th Anniversary!

Come to Our Masquerade Gala this Fall! JANUARY, 2016 — This year marks LACASA Center’s 35th anniversary and we hope you will celebrate with us on October 22, 2016 (see below). We officially were established as a nonprofit in 1981. Since then, we have grown to become a comprehensive center providing more than 25 programs […]

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was written and published by LACASA in September, 2012. It is updated periodically with links to relevant articles as they appear in the press. You will find the links at the bottom of this post. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach […]