Yearly Archives: 2012

02 Oct

Article: We Can Do Better: Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Youth

By National CASA CEO Michael Piraino. For many children, back-to-school season is a time of new opportunities: schedules to figure out, new teachers to get to know, friends to be made. Last week a neighbor of mine proudly showed off a photograph of our neighborhood children waiting with lots of smiles for the bus to pick them up. There’s a group of young people who might experience the start of school with more mixed emotions. Their route to educational success is more...

14 Mar

YCASA Receives Gift from Debt Reduction Services

Yellowstone CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is the fortunate recipient of a $300 gift from Debt Reduction Services in Billings. Debt Reduction Services has indicated plans for continued sustained giving to support advocacy efforts for abused children in Yellowstone County. Yellowstone CASA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to train and provide volunteers to represent the interests of abused and neglected children in the Yellowstone County court system. These Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers serve as a child’s voice...