Proclamation acceptance

Education and Outreach Specialist Patricia Pitones, right, accepts a proclamation declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month from Washington County Judge John Durrenberger.

Washington County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation Tuesday proclaiming April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month.

Among other things, the proclamation states that members of communities across the state of Texas must unite to remove the stigma of rape and the Brazos Valley community must continue to dialue started by the Sexual Assault Resource Center in their places of work, schools and homes.

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