US: Briefing Highlights Benefits of Foster Youth Advocates (Press release)

Office of U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley – October 21, 2015
Today, the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth, co-chaired by Sens. Chuck Grassley and Debbie Stabenow, in conjunction with the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, hosted a briefing on Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, also known as CASA. This group is made up of volunteers who work with foster youth, advocating for them every step of the way by pushing for safety, normalcy and permanency. The briefing included testimony from CASA officers, supervisors and volunteers, and most importantly, from foster youth who benefited from CASA and are now successfully moving on with their lives.

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