News and Events from National CASA, supporting and promoting court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes.
Every child deserves a home. Yet the child welfare system does not have a sound record of developing best practices for serving children and youth waiting to be adopted who have been identified as “difficult to place.”…
Many community leaders and activists are hard at work to reform the prison system, but they should be advocating for child welfare system reform, too. If we improve the foster care system, we will reduce the number of people in prison….
Los Angeles County’s foster care system is the largest in the country. Lisa investigates what happens to a child after they’ve been removed from their family, the actions parents take hoping to reunify, and how the system is holding up under the strain.
A film that is a truthful look at foster care through the eyes of the children created and directed by Amaru download your copy now!
The Blind Side’s Leigh Anne Tuohy, an incredible advocate for foster children, sends her support and encouragement to foster kids and the One Simple Wish crew as we embark on the Ultimate Wish Tour. www.ultimatewish.org