In 1977, the concept of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program was introduced in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Juvenile Court Judge David W. Soukup realized that children who entered the legal system due to abuse or neglect in their own homes were often inadvertently re-victimized by courts and public social service agencies... More about GAL/CASA »
Volunteers from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will gather at the Indiana State House on March 20 to show support for the program and to interact with legislators about important issues facing children. CASA volunteers advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children whose families are involved with the child welfare system.
Monday, March 20
Indiana State House
North Atrium, 2nd floor
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT