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Meet Our Advocates: Jennifer Katzen

In honor of Women’s History Month (and because it’s also her birthday month), this March, Child Advocates of Silicon Valley…

A Holiday Gift from a Social Worker

Social worker, Maria Saucedo, goes above and beyond to brighten foster youth’s holiday season.

Meet Our Advocates: Hillary Thagard

Meet Hillary Thagard, a remarkable CASA Volunteer and Mentor who has helped support 7 children and has mentored 5 CASA Volunteers.

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Swears in 42 New CASA Volunteers Through Virtual Ceremony

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley swears-in over 40 Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers via Zoom on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. 

Child Advocate of Silicon Valley Announces The Appointment of a New Board Member

Stephanie Peng, CFO of Transcarent, joins Child Advocates of Silicon Valley’s board of directors.

Meet Our Advocates: Susan Lato

Meet Susan Lato, a remarkable CASA Volunteer and Mentor who has helped support 10 children and is currently supervising 5 CASA Volunteers.

Queer Silicon Valley Highlights Our CEO, Frederick J. Ferrer

CEO Fred Ferrer discusses his experience with homophobia with Queer Silicon Valley.

2021 Holidays at Child Advocates Recap

This past holiday season, we hosted a series of events for our foster youth and their CASA Volunteers filled with old holiday traditions and introduced a few new ones.

2021 Holiday Giving Recap

We received $70,000 in gifts and cash donations from our community to brighten our foster youth’s holiday season.

Opinion: The All-Too-Common Tragedy of Foster Care

This article is part of Times Opinion’s Holiday Giving Guide 2021. For other ideas on where todonate this year, please…

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Partners with Bloom Energy to Support Foster Youth

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley is partnering with Bloom Energy on career outreach for foster young adults on the 300+ new manufacturing and maintenance careers Bloom Energy is bringing to the Bay Area.

Annual Holiday Party Recap

Over 50 children and youth along with their Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers celebrated the holiday cheer with us during our Holiday Party.