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Lifting Up Another Child’s Life

“I am becoming a CASA volunteer because I know from my own experience that foster children need extra support and guidance, but often do not receive it.” Read guest blogger Shumeka Moore’s story. Continue reading

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Unfair! What About Older Foster Youth and Their Families?

Data doesn’t have to lie to ignore the truth. In the case of the annual adoption and foster care report issued by the federal government, ignoring the full truth is unfair to foster youth. Continue reading

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Best Blog Posts of 2011 – Sharing Stories, Changing Lives

The National CASA blog launched in 2010, but it truly came to life in the past year. These are some of our favorite blog posts of 2011. (This list does not include posts by Michael Piraino, who had so many … Continue reading

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Best Blog Posts of 2011 – Michael Piraino

National CASA’s CEO, Michael Piraino, has written many powerful blog posts in 2011. As the year draws to a close, we wanted to highlight some of his most inspiring posts, both from this blog and from the Huffington Post, where he is a featured blogger. Continue reading

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Vanessa Diffenbaugh: The Power of Stories

Foster children and foster parents, like children and adults everywhere, are trying to love and be loved, and to do the best they can with the emotional and physical resources they have. Continue reading

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