For Domestic Violence Awareness and Substance Abuse Prevention month, Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and year-round need for volunteers--in the Connecticut Mirror.
One of CASA of Southern Connecticut's first volunteer advocates, Dwayne Jackson, joins program Ambassadors Miye Oni and Brandon Sherrod for this conversation about the CASA movement for children--amid broader issues of justice, equity, and how to get involved.
Learn how CASA volunteers can help children in foster care find safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.
CASA of Southern Connecticut recently completed training its third cohort of volunteers. This was the second group trained via the combined online and Zoom format pioneered during the pandemic. CASA of Northern Connecticut and CASA of Southwest Connecticut/Child Advocates, along with Yale Law School 3L student Bianca Herlitz-Ferguson (a CASA volunteer for five years in New York) collaborated.
CASA of Southern Connecticut's ambassadors, Miye Oni and Brandon Sherrod, are discussed--along with an October 15 (October 22 is the back-up date) Zoom forum at which they will be featured.
The Day of New London article about CASA of Southern Connecticut, featuring a volunteer with CASA experience in Illinois who is now eager to be a volunteer advocate in Connecticut
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
National CASA statement that the network "stands in solidarity against any kind of injustice, violence or brutality that inflicts undue harm on or disadvantages another human being. Racism is reprehensible and has no place in our society. In fact, inequality, inequity, and disproportionality exist across all facets of our society, including our work with children who have experienced abuse or neglect.... it’s going to take all of us, working together to make life better for ourselves, each other and the children and families we serve."
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.