Category: News

The National CASA/GAL Association for Children welcomes Ben Garren to board of trustees

“We are so fortunate to have Ben Garren serve on our board of trustees,” said National CASA/GAL Association CEO Tara Lisa Perry. “Garren’s corporate legal expertise, leadership and experience as guardian ad litem will advance our critical work of serving children, youth and families.”

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Domestic violence awareness matters

National CASA/GAL believes every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving home where they have the opportunity to thrive. So, when we hear or read stories about domestic violence during the month of October or throughout the year, we shouldn’t be afraid to talk about it with others.

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The National CASA/GAL Association for Children raises awareness about its need for more volunteer advocates

Change a Child’s Story™ national ad awareness campaign serves as a call to action. Caring volunteers are needed to support the hundreds of thousands of children who need a consistent advocate in their lives.

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The National CASA/GAL Association for Children welcomes Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo to board of trustees

“We are so fortunate to have newly elected NCJFCJ president, Judge Puig-Lugo join our board of trustees. Judge Puig-Lugo brings vast experience in diversity, equity and inclusion and family cases that will enhance our existing perspective and work,” said National CASA/GAL CEO Tara Lisa Perry.

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National CASA/GAL launches poverty learning series

The National CASA/GAL Poverty Learning Series will feature resources and learning opportunities for 950 state organizations and local programs about the relationship between poverty and child abuse and neglect.

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Kinship placements support family connection

Kinship care allows children and youth to maintain family relationships, cultural heritage and connections to their own community and familiar surroundings.

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Celebrating positive impacts on National Nonprofit Day

Today and every day, please join us in celebrating the phenomenal work of nonprofits– staff members, volunteers and those who support us – who are impacting lives every day.

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Akerman and National CASA/GAL Association for Children announce 2021 recipient of Academic Excellence Scholarship for foster youth

Tawanna Brown, of Verona, New Jersey, an incoming freshman at Seton Hall University, is the 2021 recipient of the Akerman Academic Excellence Scholarship.

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Supporting children and youth in the new school year

As we prepare for this new school year, it’s important to acknowledge the teachers, school administrators, parents and community members who are working hard to ensure that students can learn safely and make academic progress.

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Meet Jessica Ramsey, CASA volunteer and Olympic athlete

Please join the National CASA/GAL Association for Children and CASA of Lafayette County, MS as we cheer Jessica on through her Olympic qualifying rounds Friday, July 30 and hopefully her gold medal!

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