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In 1977, the concept of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program was introduced in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Juvenile Court Judge David W. Soukup realized that children who entered the legal system due to abuse or neglect in their own homes were often inadvertently re-victimized by courts and public social service agencies... More about GAL/CASA »
Media Advisory: CASA Day at the State House
March 12, 2019 | Press Release
Volunteers from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will gather at the Indiana State House on March 19 to share the importance of advocating for the best interest of foster children and interact with legislators about important issues facing children. CASA volunteers advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children whose families are involved with the child welfare system.