New stage play ‘Karma’ opens in Austin

The performance at Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church, 5700 W. Midway Park, addresses the real-life issues of family dysfunction and the characters’ journeys of learning to cope and mend relationships through compassion, forgiveness and honesty.

Safe at home?

Many anonymous calls made from Austin to the state’s abuse hotline were not deemed valid. In its new issue, The Chicago Reporter also finds that black families are more likely to be investigated by the state for sexual child abuse – yet the allegations are less likely to be found valid.