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

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 [...]

Mayor Brooks Presented with Child Advocate Award at CASA’s Superhero 5K!

May 15, 2021|

Over 150 individuals showed their support of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which advocates for abused and neglected children, by participating in the Superhero 5K Run/Walk on May 15th at Greenway Park. The highlight of the event was when Mayor Kevin Brooks was presented with the inaugural Dr. John M. Appling Child Advocate Award. This award will be given out [...]

Everything you need to know before CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk!

May 7, 2021|

We are excited to celebrate the heroes of our community with you at CASA's Superhero 5K Run/Walk on May 15th! Packet Pick-Up Packet pick-up will take place at Terra Running Company in Downtown Cleveland on May 14th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. At this time, you will be given your timing chip, Superhero 5K/Walk t-shirt, and race bag, which includes several [...]



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