Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on the experiences of the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system. The campaign raises awareness about the urgent needs of these young people and encourages citizens from every walk of life to get involved – as foster [...]
Posted May 1st, 2013
Article originally appeared in Beverly Press (www.beverlypress.com) The National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association and the Toy Industry Foundation partnered on April 5 to provide 50,000 new toys to children in the Southern California foster care system. More than 125 volunteers sorted and packaged toys donated by supporters of the Toy Industry Foundation, such [...]
Posted April 23rd, 2013
Jóvenes de crianza obtienen gratis vestidos para su ‘prom’ Originally published at http://hoylosangeles.com/news/2013/mar/14/son-princesas-por-una-noche/ Aparte de anhelar un hogar estable y una familia unida, Lisa siempre deseó asistir al baile de graduación de su preparatoria. Sin embargo, la joven de 17 años, que ha vivido los últimos 15 años en 22 hogares de crianza, descartó hace [...]
Posted April 3rd, 2013
NBC4’s ‘21st Century Solutions Campaign’ Awards Local Nonprofit Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 2013 — CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles (CASA/LA), a non-profit organization that improves the lives of foster children through trained volunteer advocates, has been graciously bestowed with a $50,000 grant from NBC4 Southern California’s ‘21st Century Solutions Campaign.’ The [...]
Posted February 1st, 2013
Los Angeles, CA, January 2013 — CASA of Los Angeles is proud to announce that Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Downey, as part of the Catholic Schools Week celebration, has honored one of CASA’s most dedicated staff members, Louise Bieschke. The event took place at a Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, January 29, and also [...]
Posted January 30th, 2013
Reprinted article from: http://latimes.com/news/local/la-me-banks-fostercarevolunteeers-20121020,0,2306606.column (latimes.com) By Sandy Banks | October 20, 2012 Former high school principal Elois McGehee remembers what got her started. It was a graduation day at Locke High in Watts more than a decade ago. “The graduation ceremony was over. I’m leaving school in my car, driving home,” she recalled. “Then I [...]
Posted January 25th, 2013
Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 2012 — CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles (CASA/LA), a non-profit organization whose volunteers serve the best interests of foster children in the courts and in the community, is proud to welcome Lori Kozakto its Board of Directors. Ms. Kozak’s excellent legal experience and past service with CASA/LA [...]
Posted January 15th, 2013
Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 2012 — CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles (CASA/LA), a non-profit organization whose volunteers serve the best interests of foster children in the courts and in the community, is excited to announce the naming of AJ Safavi to its Board of Directors. AJ Safavi has over 25 years [...]
Posted January 15th, 2013
FOX 11 recently featured CASA LA’s Holly, in an edition of Wednesday’s Child.
To see the video, click here.
Posted November 26th, 2012
Santa Anita Park 285 W Huntington Drive Arcadia CA 91007 Sunday, October 14, 2012 / 12 Noon RSVP by October 10, 2012 The proceeds from this event will allow CASA of Los Angeles and Glamour Gowns to continue The Glamour Gowns Giveaway Event which provides formal gowns and coordinating accessories for any young women in [...]
Posted September 28th, 2012
On Saturday, October 6, CASA of Los Angeles is presenting an Information and Recruitment Event for members of the community interested in “making a difference – one child at a time.” The event will be held at Susan Miller Dorsey High School from 10 am to 12 noon, and hosted by Dr. Anissa McNeil, an [...]
Posted September 19th, 2012
Click on the link below to the NBC story on CASA/LA. Watch and share on your social media sites!
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Posted September 17th, 2012
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Posted August 13th, 2012
An hour with Philip Browning, Director, Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services Please join us in the CASA conference room in the Edelman Children’s Court on Friday, July 20, from noon to 1:00pm, for a conversation with Philip Browning, Director, Los Angeles DCFS. We want to make the most of our time with [...]
Posted July 16th, 2012
FOX 11 recently featured Jeremy, and his CASA Nina McCullaugh in an edition of Wednesday’s Child. To see the video and hear Nina talk about Jeremy click here.
Posted July 12th, 2012
Counsel for CASA invites you to Happy Hour For CASA of Los Angeles When: July 11th, 2012 ▪ 5:30-9:00 pm Where: SmithHouse Tap and Grill 10351 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 Welcoming remarks by the Hon. Michael Nash Free hors d’oeuvres ▪ Cash Bar Benefitting CASA of Los Angeles RSVP: Dan Nabel (email@example.com) [...]
Posted July 6th, 2012
The annual Justice Jog 5K Run/Walk is hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Association of Legal Administrators (GLA ALA). The net proceeds will benefit CASA of Los Angeles About the Event CASA of Los Angeles is excited to announce it will again be partnering with the Greater Los Angeles Association of Legal Administrators as the [...]
Posted June 22nd, 2012
We would like to call your attention to a great article encouraging male volunteerism at CASA/LA that appeared in WitnessLA. READ MORE HERE: http://witnessla.com/prison/2012/admin/three-great-social-justice-y-things-to-do-for-fathers-day-weekend/
Posted June 21st, 2012
Effective Friday, June 29th CASA of Los Angeles will have a new phone number: (323) 859-2888.
Please make sure to change your contacts, direct dial numbers and everything else you can think of with our old number after June 29, 2012. Our fax number will remain the same.
Posted June 13th, 2012
We would like to call your attention to a great article on CASA that appeared in The Antelope Valley Times. READ MORE HERE: http://www.theavtimes.com/2012/04/25/help-wanted-advocates-for-abused-and-neglected-children/
Posted May 14th, 2012