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Fostering Love: Coryn

Fostering Love: Coryn

As a biological mother, adoptive mother, and foster mother to 6 girls, Coryn’s life might be just what you call crazy. Dizzying schedules, healing from trauma, and making it work in a blended family is hard work. With a lot of unconditional love and patience, she makes it work. Read more on her experience in fostering, adopting, raising 6 girls, and working with CASA.

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Planting Seeds 4 Hope: Tiffany

Planting Seeds 4 Hope: Tiffany

As a foster mom, Tiffany goes above and beyond for her children. Praised by case workers, teachers, and CASA volunteers, her passion shows in the amount of time and effort she spends in the children in her home. Her mantra is simple, plant a seed of hope in a child to help them realize their full potential. Read more on her experience as a foster mom, in working with CASA, and on her nonprofit Seeds 4 Hope.

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The Power of a Voice: Breaking the Silence of Shame

The Power of a Voice: Breaking the Silence of Shame

We sat down with Janice Masokas, past CASA volunteer and current Prevention Coordinator at Guardian Angels, to talk about the recent documentaries on child sexual abuse. Learn more about the impact of “Abducted in Plain Sight”, “Surviving R. Kelly”, and “Leaving Neverland” and how speaking up can stop child abuse.

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Intern Reflections- Alexis Salazar

Intern Reflections- Alexis Salazar

Alexis knew that she wanted to work with children but wanted to do more than teach. She changed her major to social work as a way to help children and families navigate their difficult environments. Now as an Advocate Supervisor, Alexis is guiding CASA volunteers on how to be the voice for a child. Read more on her reflections.

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Saddled up for CASA

Saddled up for CASA

Couples who volunteer together, make a difference together. Since 2017, Tina and Dave Durbin have been changing the lives of children as CASA volunteers. Now as the owners of their own nonprofit, Angel Hooves Healing Hearts, Tina and Dave reflect on their CASA couple experience, and how their miniature horses have made a big difference.

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