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Meet Our Advocates: Jim Niederjohn

We’re proud to spotlight CASA Jim Niederjohn for his dedication to SHOWING UP for foster youth and, in particular, youth involved in both the Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Dependency Court Systems, also known as dually involved youth (DIY).

2023 Holiday Events at Child Advocates of Silicon Valley

Child Advocates hosts a series of events to bring 2023’s festive season to life for children, teens and young adults in Santa Clara County’s foster care system.

2023 Holiday Giving Recap

Child Advocates receives over $40,000 in gifts and cash donations from organizations, partners and individual donors during the 2023 holiday season.

The Passing of Judge David W. Soukup, Founder of the Court-Appointed Special Advocate/Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Movement

National CASA/GAL Association announces Judge David W. Soukup’s passing and honors his legacy.

Child Advocates Hosts Holiday Parties for Children and Teens in Foster Care

Child Advocates welcomes over 80 children, adolescents and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers to the 2023 holiday parties.

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Receives the Highest Tier of Recognition in Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Families

Child Advocates is one of only eight CASA organizations to receive the “Innovative Inclusion” level of recognition.

49ers QB Brock Purdy Lifts Up Silicon Valley Nonprofit Agency

NFL superstar chooses Child Advocates of Silicon Valley as his My Cleats My Cause charity.

Building a Foundation of Support

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Marcee uses her background in early childhood education to SHOW UP for Raymundo, Feliza and their family.

49ers Raise Awareness to Personal Causes with My Cause My Cleats

San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Brock Purdy selects Child Advocates of Silicon Valley as his personal cause for this season’s My Clause My Cleats initiative.

San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Selects Child Advocates of Silicon Valley as “My Cause My Cleats” Beneficiary

Brock Purdy participates in this season’s My Cause My Cleats Campaign, supporting Child Advocates of Silicon Valley in Week 13’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Giving Pump Raises $50,000 for Foster Children

2023 Giving Pump campaign raises $50,000 for CASA Programs statewide, resulting in a $13,000 donation for Child Advocates of Silicon Valley’s CASA Program.

Santa Clara County Holds 17th Annual Adoption Day Celebration

Santa Clara County Superior Court celebrates Adoption Day by closing the cases of 23 children, officially moving them out of foster care and into permanent, loving homes.