A Trailblazing Champion for Survivors, Rosie Hildago Now Leads the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)August 16th, 2023
On Wednesday, August 15th, Rosie Hidalgo made history by being sworn in as the Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) at the Department of Justice (DOJ)—the first […]
August 7th, 2023
According to recent reports, Texas state troopers have separated at least 26 families at the southern border under Texas’s Operation Lone Star. Texas Governor Abbot continues to exercise inhumane and […]
July 28th, 2023
Asylum is a universal right. Every person should have the chance to seek safety from persecution. Each year, on July 28, we celebrate the anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, […]
July 25th, 2023
A federal court today blocked the administration’s asylum ban after several immigration advocacy organizations, including the Tahirih Justice Center, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern […]
July 14th, 2023
Tahirih’s interdisciplinary approach to direct services, policy advocacy, and training and education is underscored by the intersection of our clients’ diverse lived experiences. Every individual we serve has multiple overlapping […]
July 12th, 2023
On September 27, 2023, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed all relevant legislation into law ending child marriage in Michigan. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed part of a legislative package that will end child […]
June 27th, 2023
Survivors are the most powerful and effective advocates in the anti-violence and anti-oppression movement. At Tahirih, we believe that survivors should be centered as advocates for themselves, in their families, and in their communities.
Our Tahirih Houston office has developed an innovative program called Kitchen Table Conversations to build power and create collective action led by immigrant survivors of violence.