“Relationships can make or break lives. At the end of the day, quality connections – loving families, caring teachers, supportive communities – are one of the strongest indicators (and predictors) of child well-being. They are absolutely essential for a child to thrive, and if, for whatever reason, they aren’t there for them when they need them, the child almost inevitably suffers.” – Texas CASA CEO Vicki Spriggs
Drawing from her juvenile justice days, Texas CASA CEO Vicki Spriggs highlights how essential connections are for children. CASA volunteers play a critical role – offering a connection to a child as well as helping to build a network of support around the child and family. Read the full article in The CASA Voice.