About one in four middle and high school students have been victims of cyber-bullying, which involves use of cell phones, computers or other technology to harass, threaten or intimidate.
Please watch this in-service training session on cyber-bullying.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”
We quote Dr. King as we celebrate “Black History Month” with a call for action for America’s most vulnerable boys…
https://pgcasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Jan_2.firstname.lastname@example.org://email@example.com 15:51:242020-07-15 09:17:45CASA/Prince George's County Makes 'Black History Month' Appeal on Behalf of Foster Children
On January 28, 2017, CASA volunteers completed our first in-service training of 2017. Attendees learned how to remain safe when stopped by police, a vital skill to share with youth given the troubling number of young people inexplicably shot…
https://firstname.lastname@example.org://email@example.com 21:30:102020-07-15 09:17:45How to Stay Safe when Stopped by Police
Jerry Thigpen, a long-time CASA/Prince George's County volunteer, was recently celebrated for his service, not only to CASA but to our nation. Please take a moment to read the article about him published in the Patch.
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From the Washington Post, August 29, 2016Maryland officials are taking steps to create a more welcoming foster-care system for gay, bisexual and transgender children and adolescents, including screening homes for possible bias and providing…
https://firstname.lastname@example.org://email@example.com 17:34:442020-07-15 09:17:45Maryland Tries to Strengthen Foster Care for Gay and Transgender Youths
“[The children] have not done anything wrong,” CASA Executive Director Ann Marie Binsner told the AFRO. “Hopefully the families can pull themselves together. Our young people have experienced trauma in their lives, sometimes multiple trauma.…
https://firstname.lastname@example.org://email@example.com 16:51:182020-07-15 09:17:45Prince George’s County Focuses on Foster Kids
Change a Child’s Story
Children in foster care who have aCASA volunteer are more likely to succeed in school and adjust to change. And they’re half as likely to re-enter the foster care system later. By getting involved with CASA, you can make all the difference for a child who has experienced abuse or neglect in you community. Get involved, and change a child’s story.