Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re celebrating CASA Volunteer Rob Ortega and sharing how his heritage and understanding of Hispanic culture have allowed him to deepen his connections with his foster youth.
Child Advocates debuts Fiesta Mi Gente, the first of many new events celebrating cultures representative of the youth Child Advocates serves.
A bill seeking to amend the foster care vetting process to ensure LGBTQ youth are not placed in homes that could become hostile towards them is set to become California law.
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley swears in 22 new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers, prioritizing the need for more male, bilingual Spanish-speaking and Hispanic CASAs to serve children on the waitlist.
Kristin Taylor’s professional background uniquely informs her ability to support her youth academically and socially, and this month we’re doing a deep dive into her advocacy journey.
Over 85 of Silicon Valley’s top corporate and philanthropic leaders gather to golf “FORE” foster youth at Child Advocates’ annual golf tournament, raising over $170k.
Three key foster youth programs in the Santa Clara County are receiving more money that will help kids in the classroom and even after they turn their tassels.
Child Advocates invites over 15 Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers & Mentors at Topgolf San Jose for a special appreciation event.
It’s not quite free, but California is making higher education more financially accessible than ever, allocating $25 million a year toward the higher education of foster youth.
A chance encounter changed Anuja Burns’ life when a candidate she was interviewing mentioned being a CASA. Now we’re shining the spotlight on her and sharing how tenacity, resourcefulness and leading with joy contribute to her work SHOWING UP for foster youth.
Over 65 CASAs gather for a day of learning, networking and community-building at Child Advocates’ CASA Summit 2023, featuring keynote speaker Julie Kurtz.
Foster youth across California will now be able to attend college, free of charge, after new legislation, SB 307, was signed into the state budget.