FIGHTING FOR VICTIMS
Justice for victims of sexual assault
Sarah Davis was an author of legislation to provide new grant funds to more quickly process the backlog of untested rape kits.
Human trafficking preparedness and prevention
Sarah Davis has consistently helped to pass legislation to keep the Human Trafficking Task Force alive, and to increase public awareness through public health and education initiatives. These initiatives are dragging this atrocity out of the shadows and helping to eliminate it from our community.
Providing support for rescued victims
Sarah Davis fought for legislation to help victims put their lives back together. She authored a new law, now in effect, that protects the privacy of a victim’s identity. She also supported legislation that established a juvenile board to provide assistance, treatment, and rehabilitation to victimized children.
Tougher punishments for human traffickers
Sarah Davis helped to pass legislation that increased penalties for those involved in human trafficking or who commit sexual offenses against children.
SARAH HAS RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING AWARDS ON BEHALF OF HER WORK FOR CHILDREN:
Legislative Hero Award from Texas Access to Justice
- John M. O'Quinn Award, Children at Risk
- Distinguished Leadership Award, Texas Network of Youth Services
- J.C. Montgomery Child Safety AwardTexas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities