June 16th, 2023
Happy Pride! This month’s celebration of the courage and resilience of the LGBTQIA+ community is incredibly important to the Tahirih Justice Center and its mission.
June 12th, 2023
D.C. has not yet joined the 31 states that have passed laws taking aim at child marriage and our laws still allow 16- and 17-year-olds to marry with nothing more than one parent’s signature. It’s time for our city to update our antiquated marriage laws and put the wellbeing of our children first.
May 31st, 2023
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month – a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions, achievements, and rich cultural heritage of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community […]
May 25th, 2023
Last week, I was privileged to travel to the border region with a delegation of my colleagues from partner organizations to bear witness to the end of Title 42, a […]
May 23rd, 2023
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While mental health is always a focus of our work with our clients, building a healthy, trauma-informed culture among our staff is also critical. […]
May 18th, 2023
Mother’s Day is a time of celebration and reflection for many families. At Tahirih, at least 28% of our clients were mothers in 2022, and many of our staff and […]
May 16th, 2023
On May 15, Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed a bill into law ending marriage as a legal defense against rape and other sex offenses.