CASA of Travis County speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system.
Today, some members of our staff would like to express gratitude and admiration for the work that our volunteer advocates do every day to make children’s lives better! buff.ly/2Isc7nx https://t.co/2KayYEZgpr
From Foster Care To Spelman: Graduating Senior Tiana Barnwell Shares Her Story Of Determination buff.ly/2U8SVxb via @Essence https://t.co/Fljy4AGlgv
"A study recently released called 'To the public, nothing was wrong with me' looks at how teens become a risk factor for sex trafficking, how they exit the life and how they re-enter into trafficking and/or other exploitative situations." buff.ly/2uTGdZa via @KVUE https://t.co/iDlYZ7I9AC
Spring hath sprung upon us, and we can’t think of any better way to celebrate the sunshine than staying indoors to binge Netflix shows and catch up on good reads! Without further ado, here are some recommendations we at CASA are raving about right now. buff.ly/2uKwC6y https://t.co/EIBKk52QYM
How I Made It: From Foster Kid to Judge buff.ly/2TVKGUV via @WBEZ https://t.co/oXv6JxFglx
Persistence Is Often Key To Getting Needed Identification For Foster Youth buff.ly/2uF3yh5 via @TexasStandard https://t.co/zRH3nEuLe9
Texas focused more on fighting lawsuit than fixing foster care, child welfare advocates say buff.ly/2TTH9vq via @dallasnews https://t.co/xHWLyKfqLN
How Tech Should Be (and is) Changing Child Welfare buff.ly/2YdFQWH https://t.co/UhkVKUYiaz
Abused Wolves And Troubled Teens Find Solace In Each Other buff.ly/2FfPbHd via @NPR https://t.co/t30f8w0epl
RT @JudgeAurora: Honored to swear in 35 new @CASATravis Volunteers tonight! Always proud to see the community step up for our foster childr…
Report: Texas foster kids left in psychiatric hospitals for weeks or months buff.ly/2XPA90S via @statesman https://t.co/8ObfkUp51Q
The Crime of Parenting While Poor buff.ly/2u1iZzB via @newrepublic https://t.co/enbIaECtyu
Can an Algorithm Tell When Kids Are in Danger? buff.ly/2SN1a1l via @nytimes https://t.co/GcvodALOug
If you're interested in giving more back to the community, consider becoming a CASA volunteer! Learn more at bit.ly/AmplifyCASA19 #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin #hereforkids
With your help, and thanks to our generous matching donor, we've raised $85,270 for kids during Amplify Austin! Thank you for being #hereforkids! #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/xv2egBDXIh
Don't be late to donate during Amplify Austin! You have an hour left to be #hereforkids by donating at bit.ly/AmplifyCASA19 #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/0EGLxNUbAH
22 volunteers finished training last night. That means at least 22 children will have someone by their side as they navigate the foster care system. Thank you for being #hereforkids in our community ✨ You can help even more children by donating at bit.ly/AmplifyCASA19 https://t.co/nDv8PPAMVW
Board member Lee Potts and Jessica Blacklock of @PottsBlacklock are #hereforkids ✨ You still have time to donate and double your gift at bit.ly/AmplifyCASA19 #AmplifyAustin #AmplifyATX https://t.co/EhfzNmjebZ
Board member Lee Potts of is #hereforkids ✨ You still have time to donate and double your gift at bit.ly/AmplifyCASA19 #AmplifyAustin #AmplifyATX https://t.co/EWKRW9b1eX
Don't miss the call to be #hereforkids during Amplify Austin! Donate today at buff.ly/2WSJu7x #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/FLIsKsWXAE
Board member Yolanda Conyers and CASA volunteer Chris Conyers are both #hereforkids ✨ You can help give kids the powerful voice of a CASA volunteer by donating during Amplify Austin! #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/LiZUzu9LLB
Your support + 736 volunteers + 62 staff = 1,811 children helped in 2018. Help us help hundreds more still in need. Donate today during #AmplifyATX and be #hereforkids at buff.ly/2WSJu7x #AmplifyAustin
Use your platform to help kids! Post a photo with the hashtag #hereforkids and mention @CASATravis to automatically secure $50 for CASA through our social match (up to $10,000) during Amplify Austin! 🐴 #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/M8v4gtyKf1
Last year, your gift during Amplify Austin helped give more than 1,800 kids the dedicated advocacy of CASA. You can help us serve even more kids by donating right now at buff.ly/2WSJu7x #hereforkids #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin
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Today is your chance to be #hereforkids in the foster care system during Amplify Austin! Your gift will be doubled up to our $40,000 goal! buff.ly/2WSJu7x #AmplifyATX #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/nXrIVDYNbU
Amp up your voice during Amplify Austin by using your platform to help kids in foster care! Simply post a photo with the hashtag #hereforkids and mention @CASATravis to secure $50 for CASA through our social match ✨ Learn more at buff.ly/2Ni5WCC #AmplifyAustin https://t.co/Yp2zeuCCw1
Kids can't do it alone, so don't forget to put a note in your calendar for Amplify Austin, starting tomorrow at 6 pm! With your help, we can work to make sure all children have the powerful voice of a CASA volunteer. Be #hereforkids by donating at buff.ly/2Ni5WCC https://t.co/NFC3iU5BPM
RT @dmschaffner: Can’t wait to see how it turns out! Lots of great different kinds of opportunities to help out your neighbors! Check out @…
LGBTQ youths have poorer outcomes in child welfare system buff.ly/2TNmPrf via @KXAN_News https://t.co/EcAMzhPvW0
'YES' Mentoring Program aims to drive down Texas human trafficking stats buff.ly/2tdDVmz via @KVUE https://t.co/ZObMukIsOT
Foster Care in Texas Engenders Soaring Teen Pregnancy Rates buff.ly/2Tzsi57 via @npquarterly https://t.co/p6T2WKtV9d
Lifetimes: Foster mom helped give a healthy start to 106 babies over four decades of caring buff.ly/2HPAw7w via @WR_Record https://t.co/nCIvEV3RvO
No need to break your New Year’s Resolution for this indulgence—just sit back and enjoy our vegan, paleo, gluten-free, Whole 30 approved, free-range, incredibly sumptuous recs this January! buff.ly/2DFsrOO https://t.co/00tVSk702k
Programs In Dallas And Williamson Counties Offer Young Offenders An Alternative To Incarceration buff.ly/2SaGunv via @KUT https://t.co/GAwF4kNkZC
'I have a name now...I have parents,' teen says in viral Texas adoption story buff.ly/2ROHZIU via @mySA https://t.co/0NdDJHtinT
RT @dmschaffner: All trained up to spot your bids at CASAblanca for @CASATravis on 2/2! I’ll need some comfy shoes....surely there’s a blac…
Doing our part to honor the work of the thesaurus to broaden our vocabulary, we're taking a look at our name today: Court Appointed Special Advocates. What do these 4 words really mean? Let’s see what the thesaurus can tell us. #NationalThesaurusDay buff.ly/2Cwm4vD https://t.co/zaTsuvDWOh
From baby bottles to graduation caps, age definitely affects how CASA advocates in the courtroom for kids in the child welfare system. buff.ly/2RtL8xt https://t.co/PsgJP8T1Mq
Treat yo'self to a warm cookie (or twelve) from @tiffstreats during their charity cookie competition! Use "CASA2019" at checkout in the charity promo code box and 10% of sales will be donated to give more children the powerful voice of a CASA volunteer. bit.ly/cookies4casa twitter.com/MeCookieMonste…
To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody buff.ly/2Tq4Jex via @NPR https://t.co/9wAYO9ThrS
Commentary: Texas must stop the cycle that feeds child sex trafficking via @statesman buff.ly/2FoCqJE
Grandparents raising grandkids say they need more help from Washington state buff.ly/2LCkf4g via @seattletimes https://t.co/ByCoZJqRhf
January is #NewYearsResolutions month at CASA of Travis County. Will you help us achieve our resolution to advocate for 2,000 kids in the foster care system in 2019? buff.ly/2CGEMBJ via @nytimes https://t.co/LTYuxBkGYu
Meet Volunteer Advocates Jennifer Deegan and Zach Richards buff.ly/2PSaU8O https://t.co/NFte5LShg1
Austin agencies aim to end youth homelessness by 2020 buff.ly/2ThrGkN via @KVUE https://t.co/BtL4bDdFtb
Following the Yellow Brick Road to Adoption Day! buff.ly/2PbkNTP https://t.co/su2wTmTVWr
A Picture on a Fridge, Una Foto en la Ofrenda buff.ly/2ADIXgX https://t.co/1l9GZmnU6G
Domestic Violence Awareness Hasn’t Caught Up With #MeToo. Here’s Why. buff.ly/2OvczW8 via @nytimes https://t.co/my0BTYaRMq
What’s Hindering Most Youth in Foster Care From Studying After High School? buff.ly/2xfTwDM via @YouthToday https://t.co/FWI5Q8Imee
Federal judge in Texas strikes down Indian Child Welfare Act buff.ly/2pEDEXW @TexasTribune https://t.co/sRTAMH3tG7
Families in #ATX have a new place to come together and support each other on a path to prosperity, thanks to @FIINational. Find out more: buff.ly/2Od8Zjd @MSDF_Foundation https://t.co/PmCxkiN3gO
Happy World Smile Day! Our Child Advocacy Specialists are celebrating by sharing some of their most smile-worthy moments of volunteers' advocacy for the children they serve. buff.ly/2PioBhX https://t.co/4Xg49Jq1Xk
Diving into CASA’s Family Engagement Program buff.ly/2P8AruX https://t.co/Nsn7HmO8GF
350 Separated Foster Siblings Reunite for Special Visit to Disneyland: 'Best Day Ever' buff.ly/2OmiUCk via @people https://t.co/CPym2fSicQ
From This Is Us to photos from the CASA Superhero Run, check out what CASA staff are buzzing about this September! buff.ly/2QXxApV https://t.co/lx9DpNbBwy
The Incredibles made an appearance at the CASA Supehero Run! 😎#SuperheroRun https://t.co/DPQpJkhkZS
Giving City: Nonprofit launches an uncommon approach to child welfare buff.ly/2QplwNZ @statesman
From foster child to beacon of hope to others lost in system of despair buff.ly/2O5CmQB via @orlandosentinel https://t.co/TqUG4GIAMu
RT @BDOEROCKS: Ready to do something extraordinary for a #CentralTexas youth going through the foster care system? Get registered for the #…
Why We Ask for 39 Hours of Intensive Training buff.ly/2LZAHu3 https://t.co/un6eFtUAnt
Advocating for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: A Conversation with PFLAG buff.ly/2C3jgcg https://t.co/YbhMPccEfO
Foster Parents Often Struggle To Find Doctors To Treat The Kids In Their Care buff.ly/2LhWiNY via @NPR https://t.co/fx5RSViWzY
How a company’s refusal to cover medical costs is hurting sick foster kids in Texas buff.ly/2Ltsu0F via @dallasnews https://t.co/Cgz6fhzSiU
It's a bird...It's a plane...It's Super Armadillo! Learn how to make a Central Texas themed superhero mask just in time for the CASA Superhero Run on our blog: buff.ly/2w7FVyN https://t.co/WLgzbAnuWQ
Congratulations Dionn and thank you so much for taking your next case!! You are a superhero! twitter.com/dmschaffner/st…
RT @Do512Family: One of our favorite annual events, the @CASATravis SuperHero Run, is coming up on Sept 16. Register the whole family to ru…
Our judge just brought this up again at our Swearing-In Ceremony tonight! twitter.com/ProjectMMH/sta…
Surrogate Parenting: Next level educational advocacy buff.ly/2MTUH2i https://t.co/28ks4p5obz
Pop-Up Birthday Makes Memorable Celebrations for Foster Kids buff.ly/2M8ru6C via @TexasStandard https://t.co/sMn7JQp2p0
National Book Lovers Day: CASA’s Top Reads buff.ly/2nquvBq https://t.co/bXsy1MF7VP
Meet Our 2018 CASA Superhero Run Kid’s Council Members! buff.ly/2nhTKWz https://t.co/Ool6UCFKkp
The State of America’s Foster Care Students: How the Every Student Succeeds Act Is Designed to Better Understand and Support These 430,000 Kids buff.ly/2AeLJLm https://t.co/VrCd2yHG8M
Back to school: Where to donate school supplies, how to receive donated supplies buff.ly/2mErSLZ via @austin360 https://t.co/Prpwv8400P
What toxic stress does to a child’s brain — and how to heal it buff.ly/2LIejFY via @Salon https://t.co/ly0GshxwHv
Stepping Up to the Plate: Encouraging men to advocate for kids buff.ly/2uScboW https://t.co/ivfnasGnlM
RT @austindistance: This is your roadmap to victory! Commit to your goals and envision each of the finish lines that will get you to that f…
"Thousands of teens in foster care are looking for the love, support, and encouragement that families provide throughout their lives—not just until they turn 18" buff.ly/2LviViC via @AdoptUSKids https://t.co/v2CROKu5W1
Texas Universities to Expand Support for Students in Foster Care buff.ly/2zyDWrp via @ChronicleSC https://t.co/bPlNZKku51
RT @Impact_ATX: Proud to invest in 2018 Community Partner @CASATravis. These beautiful faces are a few reasons why. See https://t.co/5aulMr…
Coming of Age: Strengthening the 50 and older volunteer experience buff.ly/2KOKLdp https://t.co/zIMGrBYZje
'Riders of the Orphan Train' preserves the unforgettable stories of unwanted children buff.ly/2NAnFoC via @TexasStandard https://t.co/YfdDkmGkek
'A Foster Child's Recollection' is a troubling but redeeming self-portrait buff.ly/2tX3WHQ via @PhillyTrib https://t.co/417hOTa2GA
Family Separations Happen Within Our Borders, Too buff.ly/2tFpHf5 via @Slate https://t.co/hW5RekfW02
 
 
 
 
 
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