The background, issues and resources surrounding Houston's rape kit backlog are the focus of this multidisciplinary project sponsored by the National Institute of Justice.Texas Association Against Sexual Assault TAASA is a statewide organization committed to ending sexual violence in Texas through education, prevention, and advocacy.National Center for Victims of Crime Working towards a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

Credible source for information and materials on policies, programs, legal issues and legislation.

Family Violence Prevention Fund End Abuse 1-800-END-ABUSE The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FUND) is a national nonprofit organization focusing on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform.

- National Site Local Site UNITED WAY: Helping build community capacity for a better quality of life worldwide through voluntary giving and action.

American Women Overseas AWOS provides hope and resources to American women and children living overseas who are victims of domestic violence.

We serve as a forum for, and clearinghouse on information, research, resources and critical issues about violence against women in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Center for Disease Control The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) develops and applies disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of people of the U. Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence A national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing and eliminating the costs and consequences of partner violence at work.

Asians Against Domestic Abuse AADA's mission is to prevent violence against women and to strengthen and promote equal and healthy family relations within the Houston Asian community through public awareness, support systems, community empowerment, and collaborations with organizations sharing similar goals. DAYA aims to promote healthy and harmonious family relationships in the South-Asian community by increasing awareness and providing peer support, information, and referrals to women and children who are in crisis yet attempting to effect positive changes in their lives.

Crime Stoppers of Houston A joint project of the Houston Police Department, Crime Stoppers of Houston, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole Division.

Given this sad reality, we at Arte Sana believe that violence risk reduction program and service effectiveness depends on cultural and linguistic competency as well as ongoing collaborations sin fronteras (without borders).