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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.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
TOWSON, Md. (August 14, 2014) – Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association has appointed Akisha Townsend Eaton to a two-year term on the organization’s board of directors. Eaton will a valuable asset to the mission and work of the Maryland CASA Association. “As a board member I am enthused about helping every Marylander learn… Read more »
The Anne Arundel CASA has hired two new staff members to fill two vacant part-time case supervisor positions–Christine Acton and Libby Black. Christine has a Masters in Social Work and ten years of experience in the field of child welfare, and Libby has a Bachelors in Psychology and four years of experience in the field… Read more »