The Voices for CASA Children Blog

Here you’ll get the scoop on all things CASA-related in efforts to build community and support our youth.

What It Takes to Be a CASA Volunteer

Being a volunteer requires time and devotion. However, representing a child in the courtroom and ensuring he or she finds a safe and permanent home as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) calls for another level of dedication. Here’re some of the commitments CASAs make to their child.
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What It Takes to Be a CASA Volunteer

‘Be the Person You Needed When You Were Younger’

This is powerful quote from scientist, political commentator and author Ayesha Siddiqi has inspired many, including two Arizonans who felt compelled to help children who have been abused and neglected. Here, they share their powerful stories.
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‘Be the Person You Needed When You Were Younger’

7 Steps to Becoming a CASA Volunteer

What are some of the initial steps to becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)? Here are the first to-dos from the paperwork and interview to the pre-service training needed to be a voice for foster children.
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7 Steps to Becoming a CASA Volunteer

My First Year as a CASA

The first year of any experience can be informative as well as inspiring. A current CASA volunteer reflects on her first year as a CASA and the organization, discussing what was accomplished and what has yet to be achieved.
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My First Year as a CASA

Q&A: An Insider’s Perspective on Being a CASA Volunteer

Veteran volunteers with Voices for CASA children have a multitude of experiences to share. With this in-depth interview, a seasoned Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer discusses the impact cases have had on both a child in need and himself as a person.
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Q&A: An Insider’s Perspective on Being a CASA Volunteer

The Great CASA Telethon of 2018

The Great CASA Telethon of 2018 Contributed by Valerie Neumann, CASA Volunteer 2018 started off with a "BANG!" for the CASA Program throughout Arizona. January was host to the CASA of Arizona Telethon—a statewide recruitment effort on January 23rd that...

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The Great CASA Telethon of 2018

VOICES Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Trapp

VOICES Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Trapp Contributed by Valerie Neumann, CASA Volunteer Samantha Trapp is a long time VOICES volunteer and supporter of the most vulnerable children in her community. Samantha started working with VOICES several years...

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VOICES Volunteer Spotlight: Samantha Trapp