Texas CASA has developed two blogs, The CASA Voice and Inside CASA, to keep the statewide CASA network and our dedicated supporters informed, inspired and up to date. Both publications consists of an online blog and regular email updates so you can access new information at the right time and in the way that works best for you. Use the links below to start exploring the blogs, and please sign up for whichever publication(s) fits your role with CASA so that you can receive the email announcements.
The CASA Voice is your go-to source for spotlights on the life-changing work that Texas CASA, the 71 local CASA volunteer advocacy programs, our child welfare partners, sponsors and supporters are doing to ensure a safe, positive future for all Texas children.
2017 Texas CASA Champions Luncheon
Join us for our annual fundraiser, the Texas CASA Champions Luncheon on April 6, 2017. This year’s luncheon is presented by CenterPoint Energy. We are honored to recognize two important champions of Texas children for their leadership and commitment to improving the lives of our most vulnerable children in the foster care system: Texas State Senator Jane Nelson and Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman. Visit the registration page for more information and event details.
This year, in addition to continuing our on-demand training model, Texas CASA is offering scheduled trainings for executive directors, program directors, volunteer supervisors, trainers, board members and more. We will be sending out times and exact locations as soon as we are able, as well as links to register.
Past texas casa events
2017 Texas CASA Child Welfare Primer & CASA Day at the Capitol
Thank you to the more than 300 peopole who registered to attend the 2017 Child Welfare Primer on Feb. 15 and CASA Day at the Capitol on Feb. 16. Registration is now closed.
These events will help spread CASA advocacy from the courtroom to the Capitol as we make our voices heard for our most vulnerable children in care. Check out the FAQs section or continue reading below for more information on both events.
Child Welfare Primer
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
The Child Welfare Primer is a two-part educational event that dives into the issues currently facing the child welfare system and what CASA, stakeholders and the state legislature can do to improve outcomes for children in care.
CASA Day at the Capitol
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Texas State Capitol
The 2017 CASA Day at the Capitol is the day advocates join together, in a shared voice, to advocate for Texas children! Hundreds of CASA advocates from all over the state will fill the state capitol to share their personal stories of advocacy and discuss legislation that can impact the lives of children.
Texas CASA hosted several events this year as part of our mission to support local CASA volunteer advocacy programs and to advocate for effective public policy for children in the child protection system.