Author Archives: National CASA

Ominous Trends in Foster Care

CASA volunteers from across the country have been saying for years that they are seeing more children in need of help from highly troubled homes… Continue reading

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Your Role in a National Commitment to Keep Our Kids Safe

There’s a role for each and every one of us to play in a shared national commitment to keeping our most vulnerable kids safe. Continue reading

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My Journey from Pain and Fear to Love and Hope

Thank you to Charlene, a former CASA child from Texas, for telling her story in this guest post, and to Miss Belle, for all she did to help Charlene and her sister find their stable and loving “forever” home. When … Continue reading

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I Am the Reason You Should Never Give Up on a Child

Thank you to Jackie Davis, former foster youth and current college student at the University of North Texas, for sharing his story with us at the 2014 National CASA Conference and in this guest blog post.  I’d like to share … Continue reading

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Youth Speak: Financial Well-Being and Vulnerability

May is National Foster Care Month. We invited members of the CASA community to author articles on issues that affect the well-being of children and youth in foster care. In this guest blog post, FosterClub—the national network of young people … Continue reading

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