National Domestic Violence Hotline Awareness

Sheryl Cates Honored by Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Group

sheryl-with-lamar-21Sheryl Cates, CEO of the Texas Council on Family Violence, National Domestic Violence Hotline and loveisrespect.org, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline received the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Ed Stout Memorial Award for Outstanding Victim Advocacy.  Cates was nominated for the national award by Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX-21) pictured, and presented the award by Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX-2), co-chair of the Caucus.

The Ed Stout award honors outstanding individuals, agencies and collaborative initiatives whose efforts directly benefit victims and survivors of crime, and promote individual and public safety.