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Child Advocates Hosts 2nd Annual Topgolf Event For LGBTQ+ Foster Youth

Child Advocates supports LGBTQ+ and questioning foster youth with its 2nd annual Topgolf event, made possible by the generous support of Horizons Foundation.

Child Advocates Hosts 2nd Annual Summer Bash in South County

Child Advocates partners with the Morgan Hill Community Foundation, Creations by Stina and Sam from Aztlan Smoked Out BBQ to host the 2023 Summer Bash event, promoting play, access to nature and balanced nutrition.

Child Advocates & Community Partners Celebrate Foster Youth & NMDs in the Graduating Class of 2023

Child Advocates partners with Pivotal, SCOOE and DFCS to host the 2023 Celebration Event, honoring former and current foster youth graduating from vocational, postsecondary and high school this year.

Advocate Spotlight: CASA Volunteer David SHOWS UP For LGBTQ+ Foster Youth

Representation matters—when I see myself, I see possibilities. David had been attending a community group for trans men when he…

2023 Pride at Great America Recap

Child Advocates partners with The LGBTQ Youth Space to host the Pride at Great America event in honor of Pride Month.

Santa Clara County Celebrates 12th Annual Reunification Day

Santa Clara County hosts its first in-person Reunification Day Celebration in three years, honoring five families who overcame immense challenges to successfully achieve reunification.

Letters: Latino Community Should Step Up for Foster Youth

The Mercury News | May 31, 2023 By: Dora Beyer, Excite Credit Union Re: “Retaining funding necessary for foster children…

2023 Foster Care Awareness Art Celebration Recap

Child Advocates hosts inaugural Foster Care Awareness Art Celebration at Empire Seven Studios in honor of Foster Care Awareness Month. 

Letters: Corporations Should Support Foster Youth

Board member, Monique Edmondson, submits a letter to The Mercury News editor calling on corporations to support foster youth.

Meet Our Advocates: Ehi Oiyemhonlan

In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month, we are featuring Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer, Ehi Oiyemhonlan, for his exceptional work SHOWING UP for foster youth.

2023 Law Rocks Event Recap

Board member Michael Schelmmer and his band Morgan, Lewis and ROCKius raise nearly $60,000.00 for Child Advocates of Silicon Valley at 9th annual Law Rocks San Francisco.

Opinion: State Funding is Crucial for Helping Foster Children Thrive

Children enter foster care due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. This can be a severely traumatic event having a lasting negative impact.