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Six new board members, and their professional backgrounds, are described--in the New Haven Register

News about CASA of Southern Connecticut's national Mentoring Grant, toward expanded recruitment, training, and support of volunteers in New Haven County, and eventually also Middlesex and New London counties--in the New Haven Register

For Foster Care Month (May) and Reunification Month (June), Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and year-round need for volunteers--in the New Haven Register/Hearst Connecticut Media.

Amid COVID-19, for Foster Care Month (May) and Reunification Month (June), Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and year-round need for volunteers--in the Connecticut Mirror.

Court-appointed special advocates are relying on the phone and internet to check up on Colorado foster children during the coronavirus pandemic.

All over the United States, adults and children have been quarantined for weeks with people who hurt them.

CASA of Southern Connecticut is participating in the Great Give and #GiveTuesdayNow through the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. We ask folks to consider donating now and appreciate donations already received! Contributions are encouraged anytime, but unique donors by May 6 will help qualify us for matching incentives.

Like volunteering to be Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), this is a valuable way to support our work in the New Haven area, with opportunities across the state as well.

We are part of the National CASA/GAL Association for Children and Connecticut CASA Association networks.

Studies of post-disaster violence point to increases in both child abuse/neglect and intimate partner violence. These risk factors are important to consider as our communities anticipate the needs of children in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis:

Amid COVID-19 and during Volunteer Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and volunteer action more broadly--in the New Haven Register/Hearst Connecticut Media.

Our training and advocacy are continuing, despite physical distancing.

Amid COVID-19 and the advent of Volunteer Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and volunteer action more broadly--in the Connecticut Mirror.

CASA By The Numbers

  • Children Served Nationally

    271,800

  • National Volunteers

    93,300

  • Connecticut Children in need of Assistance

    4297

  • Connecticut Children with CASA Advocates

    46

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