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Annual Foster5K Benefiting Local Foster Children Goes Virtual

Foster5K (formerly The Flower Run) is going virtual on Sunday, September 13 for its 4th annual 5K benefiting Child Advocates of Silicon Valley.

Statement From The CAL CASA Chair of The Board

Board Chair of the California CASA Association, Kevin Gardner, shares his story as a CASA Volunteer and stance on the Supreme Court ruling about LGBTQ+ workplace discrimination.

Santa Clara County launches basic income program for foster youth

Young adults aging out of the child welfare system set to receive $1000 a month The Mercury News | July…

County of Santa Clara Celebrates Foster Youth Accomplishments at Third Annual Foster Youth Graduation

57 current and former foster youth were recognized in a virtual ceremony for achieving a significant educational milestone.

Advocate Spotlight: Blake Baza

The Benefit of Shared Experience At Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, we recruit a diverse group of community members to…

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Announces the election of two new members to the Board of Directors and New Board Officers

Jeannette Guinn, Senior Director of Demand Generation Marketing at Cadence Design Systems, and Tony Rangel, Strategic Marketing Director at Celestica, join the board.

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Swears-In 62 New CASA Volunteers Virtually

After completing 30 hours of pre-service training the recent CASA Volunteer graduates were sworn-in by the Honorable Judge Shawna Schwarz.

Black Lives Matter – A Message from CEO, Frederick J. Ferrer

“At a time like this…the feeling of the nation must be quickened, the conscience of the nation must be roused,…

Child Advocates Recognized by HRC Foundation for LGBTQ Inclusion Efforts

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley is one of only three CASA programs recognized in the country by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Responding to COVID-19

Please refer back to this blog as it will be updated regularly with the latest information pertaining to the operations…