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Texas CASA’s initiatives & projects that are realizing our vision of a safe, positive future for all Texas children. Below you will find all of the latest Advancing Our Vision stories – to browse other categories, return to The CASA Voice home page or use the navigation list in the right column.
Thanks to your support and the commitment of the CASA community, we are closer than ever to turning our vision of a safe and positive future for all Texas children into a reality. Last year, 10,424 CASA volunteers spoke up for 29,747 abused and neglected children across the state – our largest number of volunteers to date – and the… Read more »
The CASA Spirit is alive and spreading! The CASA network in Texas is starting the new fiscal year off strong, showing a commitment to continued growth. In Fiscal Year 2018, Quarter 1 (Sept. 1, 2017 – Nov. 30, 2017), the local CASA programs served a total of 20,794 children – a 3.5 percent increase over… Read more »
On #GivingTuesday, Texas CASA launched the world premiere of our new short film, Emily’s Dragon, a powerful story showcasing the role and value of CASA in the life of a child in care. The story follows Emily as she faces many “dragons” – first in her own home and later after being placed in the foster care… Read more »
In FY 2018, year three of our Collaborative Family Engagement (CFE) initiative, we will be expanding to work with a total of 20 CASA programs and their local CPS to implement CFE and build better connections for children and youth in the child welfare system. To assist in the delivery and implementation of CFE across the… Read more »
The CASA network in Texas is growing faster and serving more children than ever before! Recently, both Voices for Children – CASA of Brazos Valley and CASA of the Rolling Plains expanded to serve two more counties each, bringing the total number of counties served by CASA to 217 out of the 254 counties statewide. Voices… Read more »
Maribel Ramirez Bowles is the Events and Meetings Director for Texas CASA. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Eagle Pass, Texas, Bowles has been the longest-serving employee at Texas CASA and will complete her 19th year here in February. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio… Read more »
Texas CASA is pleased to welcome Kelly Pratt to our Program Operations team as our Program Operations Specialist. Kelly Pratt is a passionate advocate for children with a wide range of experience in the nonprofit sector and higher education industry. Prior to joining Texas CASA, Kelly managed an international exchange program funded by the U.S. State Department… Read more »
Thank you to the more than 700 members of the CASA network who attended the 2017 Texas CASA Conference: Setting Our Course in Galveston! This year’s conference was an outstanding success thanks to each of you who came ready to take your advocacy and skills to the next level. Over the course of three days,… Read more »
Recently, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) invited Candice Dosman, Texas CASA Collaborative Family Engagement Manager, and Anna Munoz, Texas CASA Permanency Supervisor, to facilitate a one-day Collaborative Family Engagement (CFE) training session to teach juvenile justice staff about important tools that can be used to find and engage members of a child’s family and… Read more »