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2020 Indiana GAL/CASA Conference

The 24th Annual Indiana GAL/CASA Conference was held virtually on September 26, 2020 and was a huge success. The theme of this year's conference was "Do Something Small to Change Something Big." Indiana GAL/CASA program directors, staff and volunteers from across the state heard from four dynamic speakers who shared their knowledge and experiences to strengthen and inspire the attendees in their work as advocates for abused and neglected children. There were over 1,100 registrants for the conference and the presentations included:

The Power of One Person and Coming Full Circle
Ashley Rhodes-Courter

No Such Thing as a Bad Kid
Charlie Appelstein

Commonalities in Our Differences: One Man’s Amazing Story of Resilience
Ricky Kidd

The Real Heroes
Dave Pelzer


Indiana Office of Court Services
251 N. Illinois Street, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-542-0813 (toll free)

Leslie Dunn
GAL/CASA State Director

Teresa Lyles
State Program Coordinator