Our Meetings

You are invited to attend one of our monthly meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Veranda, located at 2820 Chestnut Ridge in Kingwood, Texas 77339, from 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM.

Cost:

$21: WOVEN and ABWA members
$26: Guests

Luncheons include a soup and salad bar and drink.

Make Reservations by sending an email with your information to: info@abwawoven.com


This month’s speaker 09/10/19:

Juanita Zavala. – .

Topic: ” Sex Trafficking in Our Own Backyard “
Juanita Zavala is from Los Angeles California and worked as a Surgical Coordinator and Event Coordinator at the Dept. of Pediatric Surgery at the UCLA Medical Center for 20 yrs. Move to Hawaii for 3 yrs and has been in Texas for 20 yrs. She has worked for FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center for 18 yrs as a caseworker/Legal advocate at the shelter.
She received the FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center Woman of Achievement in 2005 and the Lifetime Achievement award in 2018.
In 2004 she started a program assisting Human Trafficking victims at our shelter. She has assisted Law Enforcement (FBI, ICE, HPD Human Trafficking Task Force and many other agencies. She provided crisis intervention, including support, safety planning, information, shelter placement and referrals who clients who have been victimized.
Juanita has a passion for animals. She organizes 2x a year a $5 pet vaccination clinic for people who are not able to afford the high cost vaccines for their cats or dogs. We has 4 Facebook pages to help pet owners be reunited with their lost pets. Works with fosters in the community to help our victims of domestic violence temporary house their pets while they are at the shelter.