Eight new CASA volunteers take the oath

May 18, 2022 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CASA is pleased to announce that eight new volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by 4th Judicial District Judge William Bain during a swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Courthouse on Tuesday. These volunteers completed 30 hours of training and they are now Court…

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Nine new CASA volunteers are ready to advocate for abused kids

April 19, 2022 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CASA is pleased to announce that nine new volunteers have been sworn in as officers of the court by 4th Judicial District Judge William Bain during a swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Courthouse on Tuesday. These volunteers completed 30 hours of training and they are now…

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Board members who take their support of CASA a step further

CASA is fortunate to have an outstanding Board of Directors comprised of passionate and community-oriented individuals. Three of those individuals take their support of CASA a step further by aligning not just their personal values with CASA, but also the values of the businesses they own and operate. GRACE COVINGTON A board member since 2017,…

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Get involved with “Month of Hope” this April!

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and CASA of the Pikes Peak Region invites community members to get involved in changing the lives of vulnerable children. The nonprofit holds its Month of Hope each April to raise awareness of child abuse in the Pikes Peak Region and to garner support through volunteerism, donations, and…

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Twelve new volunteer advocates take the oath in March

March 22, 2022 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CASA is pleased to announce that twelve new volunteers have been sworn in as officers of the court by Judge Jill Brady during a swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Courthouse on Tuesday. These volunteers completed 30 hours of training and they are now Court Appointed Special…

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18 new CASA volunteers sworn in on Friday

February 25, 2022 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CASA is pleased to announce that eighteen new volunteers have been sworn in as officers of the court by Judge Dennis McGuire during a swearing-in ceremony over Zoom on Friday. These volunteers completed 30 hours of training and they are now Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) who will…

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How a former foster kid is paying it forward today

Shannon Majors has a pretty good understanding of the challenges and obstacles faced by kids living in foster care because she used to be one of those kids. The Michigan native first became a foster child as a toddler, but then re-entered foster care as an 8-year-old. She has clearer memories of her second time…

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19 new CASA volunteers sworn in at courthouse

CASA is pleased to announce that 19 new volunteers were sworn in as officers of the court by 4th Judicial District Judge William Bain during a swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Courthouse on Monday. Sixteen of these community members will be Court Appointed Special Advocates (or CASAs) in CASA’s Dependency & Neglect program,…

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Being intentional in learning about equity, inclusion, and diversity

By Dr. MelindaJoy Mingo Sometimes it may feel like understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) or as it is now phrased in some sectors equity, inclusion, and diversity (EID) is just downright confusing! There are lots of similarities, overlap, and of course differences and nuances within those differences. Then, there is the ever-changing terminology. Just…

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Army Veteran continues service to others by helping families

Joseph Harrison knows what it means to serve. After 20 years in the U.S. Army, he retired from active duty in 2004 but continued to serve as a civilian through his work with Fort Carson’s Department of Behavioral Health. The Licensed Practical Nurse at Evans Army Medical Hospital also recently completed a Master’s in Professional…

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