In lieu of our usual Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Retreat, Texas CASA conducted a series of monthly webinars leading up to the 87th Legislative Session. These webinars touched on CASA legislative advocacy topics – from our policy priorities to the nuts and bolts of what LATs do during session. Catch up on all of the past webinars below.

Webinar 1: Legislative Priorities and Budget Update

Friday, Sept. 18, 2020

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Webinar 2: Update on Key Policy Topics

Friday, Oct. 16, 2020

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Webinar 3: Review of Legislative Advocacy Guide and Other Resources

Friday, Nov. 13, 2020

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Webinar 4: Community-Based Care and Policy Updates

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

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Webinar 5: What the 87th Legislative Session Will Look Like

Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

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Legislative Advocacy Teams Webinar Series for the 87th Legislative Session

In lieu of our usual Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Retreat, Texas CASA conducted a series of monthly webinars leading up to the 87th Legislative Session. These webinars touched on CASA legislative advocacy topics – from our policy priorities to the nuts and bolts of what LATs do during session. Catch up on all of the past webinars below. Webinar 1: … Read More

Understanding the Outcomes of the 86th Legislative Session

The Texas CASA Public Policy team discusses the outcomes of the 86th Texas Legislative Session in 2019. Topics covered will include: CASA funding, the success of CASA legislative initiatives, legislation affecting child welfare in Texas, funding for the Department of Family and Protective Services, and funding and direction for Community Based Care.

Visionary Planning for Local Board Officers

Lauren Paver of Higher Order Consulting discusses how visionary planning during times of disruption can help CASA programs thrive through transformation, and how board members can take advantage of this time of “liminal space” to prepare for the future of the program. Participation by one board member will satisfy the funding requirement for the FY20 Local Board Officer Development training.

Community-Based Care (CBC) Webinar

In this CBC webinar we will provide an overview of the history of CBC and provide detailed information about the changes happening now across Texas. We will also explore CASA’s role in this new system.

Successfully Engaging Your Board

“Engaging Your Board in Fundraising” was hosted on August 20 at 11:00 a.m. by Ben Case of Case Consulting Services. Case has been helping nonprofits meet their strategic and fundraising goals for more than 30 years and brings a wealth of experience to his work.