The CASA Blog2022-03-25T03:46:00+00:00

Meet Our New Bi-Lingual Volunteer Coordinator!

July 15, 2022|

Mayra Pineda started working in public services in 2018 with the Hamilton County Health Department within the Family Planning Clinic, offering services to women in need. Later, she took a job opportunity with Cempa Community Care in Chattanooga. This became a privileged opportunity, being able to work closely to the unhoused population while aiding individuals with substance use disorder. She [...]

CASA Welcomes New VISTA, Natalie Duncan

June 29, 2022|

Natalie Duncan is serving a one-year term with VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America. VISTA is a federal program that allows professionals of all ages to serve for terms within organizations they are passionate about to help build capacity and increase sustainability of the programs, long-term. As a Member of VISTA, Natalie works with CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates. CASA [...]

Meet Our Advocate, Larry Garner

December 3, 2021|

Without our team of trained volunteers, CASA would not be able to implement its mission of advocating for the children of our community.  One of our more recent volunteers whom we would like to highlight is Larry Garner. Larry is originally from Ohio but found his way to Cleveland in 1969, to attend Lee College.  He graduated in 1993 with [...]

New Advocates Sworn In

November 12, 2021|

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bradley and Polk Counties has gained four new advocates that will serve as the voice of children in court. CASA is a nonprofit that works with trained community volunteers to advocate for children that are involved in the court system due to concerns of abuse and neglect. Each advocate completed 30 hours of training. [...]

Jessica Brown Joins CASA’s Team

September 15, 2021|

This week, we’d like to introduce you to our newest addition, Jessica Brown! Jessica will be serving as CASA’s new Bradley County Advocate Supervisor. The Advocate Supervisor is responsible for assigning cases to volunteers and providing them with the encouragement and support needed to be successful. Her connection to CASA originated when she was conducting research for her Bachelor’s thesis [...]

Four new advocates sworn in

July 21, 2021|

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bradley and Polk Counties have added four new volunteers to their team of advocates. These advocates do their utmost to lift up the voices of children involved in the court system due to primarily abuse and neglect situations. The new additions include Tammy Davis, Sarah Dean, Lila Hamon, and Marjorie Parsons. Now that they [...]

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