Monthly Archives: May 2019

07 May

Why CASAs Matter: The Judges’ Perspective

Over the course of their work, Court Appointed Special Advocates often hear that their work matters, that they have made a difference. But what kind of difference? After all, it is not the Advocates themselves who make the decisions about these kids’ lives. The judges of the 13th District Court make those tough decisions. Hon. Jessica T. Fehr speaking at a lunchtime training event in the CASA office on February 12, 2019. At recent CASA events, several of those judges spoke about...

01 May

Yellowstone Valley Gives & CASA

April was an important month for CASA of Yellowstone County, as we dedicate it each year to recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month. This allows our organization to make a special push for awareness of the issues that are sadly all too common in the cases served by our Court Appointed Special Advocates. This increased awareness often translates to greater interest from individuals in the possibility of volunteering as an Advocate, as well as an influx in donations which in turn...