The Impact of Race on the Welfare of Children: A Town Hall Meeting
In recognition of Black History Month, Maryland CASA Association hosted a town hall meeting on Thursday, February 16, 2012 to highlight the disproportionate number of children of color in the child welfare system. Over 70 CASA volunteers, staff members, attorneys, students, and other members of the community attended the meeting. Stay tuned for similar forums CASA plans to offer over the next few months.
Team CASA Raises over $31,000 at Baltimore Running Festival
On Saturday, October 15, 2011, Team CASA participated in the 2011 Under Armour Baltimore Running Festival for the third time. Team CASA was comprised of 182 volunteers, staff and board members and other CASA supporters who took to the streets of Baltimore to promote public awareness and raise needed funds to support our efforts on behalf of victims of child abuse and neglect. Team CASA raised over $31,000, exceeding our goal by 24%, making this year our biggest and best year ever! We also had more than 20 volunteers who manned a water station at Mile 19 on the race route, and several volunteers who helped out at the Team CASA tent in Celebration Village.