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CASA Welcomes New Volunteers

Brush Country CASA would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to our newest CASA advocates, Ashley Atwood, Luis Landeros and Cesar Silva who were sworn in on July 30, 2020 by Judge Jaime E. Carrillo via Zoom. We are so excited to have them joining our dynamic group of advocates. Want to find out more… Read more »

CASA Prepares for 87th Legislative Session

With the 87th Legislative Session fast approaching, Texas CASA’s Public Policy team is hosting monthly training webinars in lieu of the Legislative Advocacy Team (LAT) Retreats Series to prepare our Legislative Advocacy Teams. The first webinar will be Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, from 12-1 p.m. During this webinar, the team will be going over how they developed the… Read more »

The Coastal Bend Day of Giving

Mark your calendar for the 2020 Coastal Bend Day of Giving which will be held on November 10th. Brush Country CASA is so grateful to be a recipient of this amazing event which allows local nonprofit organizations to raise a large sum of money in just one day! How it works: On November 10th, log… Read more »

Bi-Weekly Volunteer Zoom Meetings

Brush Country CASA staff strives to provide our advocates with the outstanding support, which is why we are offering bi-weekly volunteer zoom meetings. Staff will be rotating the meetings so volunteers will get a new topic or presentation each session. We will also be sure to have meetings set up for open discussion where advocates… Read more »

CASA Volunteers Needed

Brush Country CASA is currently seeking volunteers to advocate for children who have been displaced due to abuse and neglect. CASA volunteers are not foster parents and they do not take children home. In fact, it is against our policies to take children to your home or take them on overnight outings. Our goal at… Read more »

Texas CASA’s Renewed Commitment to Racial Justice

Texas CASA mourns the deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police officers, and stands with all people affected by racism and injustice. The pain and protests throughout our nation speak a message that must be heard. As an organization that strives to make Texas a state where all children and families can have… Read more »

Brush Country CASA Welcomes and Celebrates LGBTQ Volunteers for Youth in Foster Care

During June, LGBTQ Pride Month, Brush Country CASA is casting a spotlight on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the foster care system, and the need for LGBTQ and LGBTQ-affirming volunteers to advocate for their safety and well-being. Brush Country CASA recruits and trains Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA volunteers, to… Read more »

Pattern Energy Donates to CASA

Brush Country CASA would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Pattern Energy for their generous contribution of $2,000. The donation was used to purchase tablets for our children to use to complete their school work while they were home due to COVID-19. Thank you, Pattern Energy, for investing in our children’s education. We… Read more »

Brush Country CASA Welcomes New CASA Volunteers

We are so happy to welcome our newest CASA advocates, Rosario Hernandez, Jessica Garica, Anja Martinez, Valerie Hoops, Sheyla Guzman and Adam Sandoval. We are super excited because they are the first to complete our new online training class which was developed to combat the challenges our program has faced due to COVID-19. Even with… Read more »

Recent Adoption

CASA volunteers are appointed by the Judge to gather information regarding children in foster care. CASA volunteers have one child or one sibling group which allows them to focus on the individual needs of that particular family. They volunteer to gather information about the children they serve by talking to the everyone involved in the… Read more »