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Priority Partners to Sponsor Maryland CASA Foster Youth Summit!

Read the press release regarding Priority Partner’s sponsoring Maryland CASA’s first annual Foster Youth Summit. Click here to read the article!

Harford County CASA to hold its Annual Bull Roast on February 28th, 2015!

Ten New CASA Volunteers Sworn In to Serve Children in Washington County

Five Volunteers Sworn in As Frederick County CASAs

Frederick, MD – Having completed 30 hours of classroom training and two to three hours of court observation, five volunteers will officially be able to help abused or neglected children in foster care. Click here to read entire story.

Five Volunteers Sworn In as CASAs for Carroll County

Westminster, MD – Voices for Children of Carroll County welcomes five new volunteers who have completed 30 hours of training and approximately three hours of courtroom observation; all of the volunteers are now officially able to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in foster care. Click here to read entire story.  

Maryland CASA Seeks Essentials for Older Foster Youth

Baltimore, MD (Nov. 20, 2014) – More than half of all foster youth in Maryland are over the age of 14. Without family or dependable adult relationships, foster youth are at a greatly increased risk of experiencing homelessness, unemployment, incarceration and illness. To better prepare foster youth for their transition out of foster care, Maryland… Read more »

CASA Program to Start in Cecil County to Serve Abused, Neglected Children

Elkton, Md. (Nov. 3, 2014) – A committee of judges, child welfare professionals, court personnel and attorneys will hold a town hall meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in the Cecil County Administration Building to educate the public about plans to start a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program to assist children… Read more »

Maryland CASA Raises over $36,000 at Baltimore Running Festival To Support Advocacy for Children in Need

TOWSON, Md. (Oct. 27, 2014) — One hundred forty volunteers, staff members and supporters of the Maryland CASA Association and local Court Appointed Special Advocate programs participated in the 2014 Baltimore Running Festival, raising over $36,000 to continue the Association’s advocacy services for children in foster care. Ranging in age from 9-66, “Team CASA” members… Read more »

Maryland CASA’s 2014 Sunsets and Safe Harbors Event a Success aboard the USS Constellation

Towson, MD. (Oct. 7, 2014) Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association – a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring the rights of all victims of child abuse and neglect to grow up in safe, permanent homes – presented Sunsets & Safe Harbors, its third annual fundraising gala, Saturday, September 6th, aboard  The USS… Read more »

Maryland CASA Announces 2014-2015 Officers and Board Appointments

TOWSON, Md. – Maryland CASA Association has elected the following individuals to serve as officers on its board of directors: President: Lisa A. Lunghofer, Ph.D. Vice President: Chris Sachse Treasurer: Kris DeLisle, CPA Secretary: Francha Davis ““I’m thrilled that three of our officers, and three additional board members, have agreed to serve another term –… Read more »