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Eleven new advocates ready to speak up for kids!

June 22, 2022

June 21, 2022 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Eleven new Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA volunteers, were sworn in as officers of the court during a CASA of the Pikes Peak Region swearing-in ceremony at the El Paso County Courthouse on Tuesday. Fourth Judicial District Judge William Bain presided over the ceremony. The purpose of…

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Eight new CASA volunteers take the oath

May 18, 2022

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

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

April 13, 2022

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 8, 2022

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

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

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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Three new SEPT Facilitators sworn in over Zoom

February 23, 2022

Three community members became volunteer facilitators in CASA’s Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time (SEPT) program this week when they took an oath before Fourth Judicial District Judge Jill Brady. The swearing-in ceremony took place on Feb. 22 over Zoom and it was the last step in the journey to become a SEPT volunteer. The new…

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Becoming more intentional in engaging with diverse children

February 14, 2022

by MelindaJoy Mingo “Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve…. You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of…

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How a former foster kid is paying it forward today

January 3, 2022

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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