Court Appointed Special Advocate

Type: Organization
Name: Court Appointed Special Advocate
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Volunteers needed for Mitchell’s CASA

An organization that helps neglected and abused children desperately needs more volunteers.The Court Appointed Special Advocate group in Mitchell appoints volunteers to be the voice for these children in court if they are removed from their homes.The ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

A Girl No One Would Adopt

She is 15 years old and she's angry. Her nose is self-pierced; her hair is pink and black and very long and ratty. She curses too much and she has very little respect for authority. Her legs are covered in thin lines, some scars and some fresh, jagged ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Local CASA branch receives national certification

The CASA of West CenLA Program of DeRidder and Leesville has just been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, according to a release from CASA. This certification recognizes that CASA of West CenLA is ... [Published Beauregard Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

CASA seeking volunteers

The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program of Monmouth County is seeking adults, 21 years and older, to act as advocates for children who have been removed from their homes because they have been abused and neglected.A CASA volunteer is a trained ... [Published News Transcript - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Harlan: CASA by the Lakes to host Murray Mom Expo

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by the Lakes will host the “Murray Mom Expo” on July 22 in the CFSB Center’s Murray Room on Murray State University’s campus.Lindsey Harlan, executive director of CASA by the Lakes, said the event would be from ... [Published Murray Ledger and Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Troubled kids need caring advocates

If you agree that not much is sadder — and potentially more unsettling to our society — than a child torn from his or her home, here is a way you can make a difference, one kid at a time.You can advocate for a child who ends up in court because parents ... [Published Palladium Item - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Race Thursday in Morris Twp.

Morris Township - Runners take off at the start of the The Morris Educational Foundation's third annual Colonial Challenge 5K race at Ginty Field on Sunday, October 23, 2011. (AUGUSTO F. MENEZES/Staff photographer) METRO. B69479863Z.1MORRIS TWP. – ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

CASA to give children in need a voice of hope

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A local organization will give the community a chance to enjoy a cup of coffee while learning about how to give children in need a voice of hope.The Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA, will host a special event at the Starbucks ... [Published TurnTo23.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Another View: An immediate need for Indiana children

If you agree that not much is sadder — and potentially more unsettling to our society — than a child torn from his or her home, here is a way you can make a difference, one kid at a time.You can advocate for a child who ends up in court because parents ... [Published Record-Eagle - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer for CASA

In the Lubbock area, CASA served 434 children with 203 child advocate volunteers in 2013.Meaning more than half of the 1196 children in foster care did not have CASA volunteers to speak up for them in court and in the child welfare system.CASA needs more ... [Published Everything Lubbock - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pier A.H. Blake Joins Maryland CASA Board

Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association has appointed Pier A.H. Blake to a two-year term on the organization’s board of directors.As a Columbia, Maryland resident and a University of Maryland graduate, Blake brings 20 years of experience ... [Published Citybizlist - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

VFC executive director presents program at 20th Century Club meeting

The final meeting of the 20th Century Club for year 2013-2014 was held recently at Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center.There were 11 members present with three visitors — Carolyn Fendley, Evelyn Glover and Juanita Fendley. After the blessing ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jun 17 2014]

Quotes

"It looks like he (Garnati) is very clear about what he is looking for" Hillyard said about the email correspondence
"Our CASAs volunteer countless hours to the children and families in Greene County, and they do a fantastic job advocating for the children. I greatly appreciate the time, the work, and the commitment and dedication from each of our CASAs."
But there are downsides. "That's a lot of experience walking out the door,” Noble said. It can cost about $10,000 to train each replacement, Peters added."
...is to serve every child that needs a CASA in McMinn, Meigs, and Rhea counties," said Frances Witt-McMahan, executive director of CASA Corridor. "These children have a right to a safe, permanent home placement and a CASA volunteer is there to protect that right."

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Children's advocate retiring from the fray [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 13 2014]
CASA recognizes volunteers of year [Published Stillwater NewsPress - Jul 12 2014]
Volunteers needed for Mitchell’s CASA [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Jul 11 2014]
Volunteers needed to help foster children [Published Mission Valley News - Jul 11 2014]
A Girl No One Would Adopt [Published Huffington Post - Jul 10 2014]
Uhl earns award for CASA work [Published Corydon Democrat - Jul 10 2014]
Local CASA branch receives national certification [Published Beauregard Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
CASA seeking volunteers [Published News Transcript - Jul 09 2014]
Harlan: CASA by the Lakes to host Murray Mom Expo [Published Murray Ledger and Times - Jul 08 2014]
Champs of children named for county [Published Sentinel Tribune - Jul 07 2014]
Troubled kids need caring advocates [Published Palladium Item - Jul 07 2014]
Race Thursday in Morris Twp. [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 07 2014]
CASA to give children in need a voice of hope [Published TurnTo23.com - Jul 06 2014]
J. Jeffrey Robison [Published Athens Messenger - Jul 05 2014]
Spirit of America 2014 nominee: Mary Kasten [Published South East Missourian - Jul 03 2014]
New counselor joins Christian Counseling [Published McCook Gazette - Jul 02 2014]
THORNTON: Help kids live ‘the American Dream’ [Published Lufkin Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
Budget allows judge addition to ease juvenile c... [Published Gainesville Times - Jul 02 2014]
Another View: An immediate need for Indiana chi... [Published Record-Eagle - Jul 01 2014]
CASA looking for volunteers in St. Joseph County [Published WNDU - Jun 30 2014]
Join us at Child Advocates Open House [Published Milpitas Patch - Jun 28 2014]
MCCF awards nearly $381,000 to nonprofits [Published Journal Review - Jun 27 2014]
Volunteer column for June 27, 2014 [Published The Advocate - Jun 27 2014]
The Edens of Margate named CASA Family of the Year [Published Shore News Today - Jun 26 2014]
CASA to hold volunteer information session July 9 [Published Shore News Today - Jun 26 2014]
Volunteer for CASA [Published Everything Lubbock - Jun 24 2014]
Pier A.H. Blake Joins Maryland CASA Board [Published Citybizlist - Jun 23 2014]
CASA volunteers needed to advocate for children [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Jun 22 2014]
Advocates help protect children’s rights [Published Nogales International - Jun 21 2014]
Norris to run for City Attorney [Published Pulaskinews.net - Jun 20 2014]
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