Texas CASA staff continues to work remotely, but staff are allowed to visit the office when needed. To keep our team safe and healthy, Texas CASA has implemented new office procedures for entering and leaving the building that local CASA programs can also consider using for their staff. Following the state mandate, face masks/coverings are… Read more »
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Inside CASA is Texas CASA’s up-to-date source of training opportunities, best practices, tips, news and announcements, and more to help local CASA program staff and board members in their day-to-day operations and advocacy.
Texas CASA is continuing to keep our COVID-19 webpage updated with news, resources and guidance. RECENT IMPORTANT UPDATES The CASA Standards Waiver has been extended through September The State of Texas now mandates that residents of most counties wear a mask covering the nose and mouth in public indoor and outdoor spaces, subject to a… Read more »
We are bringing our fourth and last Volunteer Coaching & Advocacy Regional Training for 2020 to your screens! The VCA team is going virtual with Model, Practice, Apply & Repeat — our training specifically created for program staff who work directly with advocates. In addition, join the VCA team for this month’s Zoom call, Coaching… Read more »
It was a packed month! You can watch the webinars we hosted in June below. Supporting Connections & Community During COVID-19 featuring Dr. Bruce Perry and Kevin Campbell Grants Application Training led by our Grants Management team Effective CASA Advocacy in a Virtual Environment facilitated by the Honorable Rob Hofmann Though the Strategies for Fund… Read more »
National CASA/GAL is hosting three virtual Trainings for Facilitators on the National CASA/GAL Pre-Service Training Curricula for CASA/GAL Volunteers in the coming months. July 27, 29 and 30 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday); 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST Aug. 18-20 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday); 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST Sept. 15-17 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday); 11 a.m…. Read more »
Despite physical distancing, the CASA network is keeping connected – and the 10,000+ CASA volunteers across Texas have been finding new and creative ways to communicate with, advocate for and celebrate the kids and families they serve. Watch our new video, and share it with your program and wider community for recruitment, awarenesss and inspiration…. Read more »
At Texas CASA, we believe that the strength of the CASA movement is in finding the common values we share, and our commitment to advocate for the best interest of all of the children we serve. With a disproportionately high number of these children and their families being people of color, it is important to… Read more »
The July social media calendar contains Facebook and Twitter posts, as well as images, to help your program have a consistent social media presence. Make sure to update all the text in red with your information! July’s media release template is a call for new volunteers to advocate for children and families during COVID-19, with an… Read more »
Does your CASA program have an amazing advocacy story to share? We want to hear from you! No one knows better about what your CASA volunteers are doing to go above and beyond for kids and families than you do. If you have a story you think we should cover, please submit it to our… Read more »
Texas CASA’s volunteer recruitment guidebook, The Art of Recruitment: Engaging Volunteers Who Own Your Mission, delves into groundbreaking approaches to recruitment, with the awareness that volunteers are the backbone and heart of our organization. It includes strategies implemented by successful CASA programs around the state, along with cutting edge research, with a focus on the Volunteer… Read more »