Over the past five years, Amanda Paredes has worked six Dallas CASA cases involving eight children, most of whom came into care speaking Spanish. Raised speaking both English and Spanish at home, Amanda says making connections through shared language and culture with the children she serves has been critical for them.
Monthly Archives: February 2020
Edgar spent six years in foster care, beginning when he was just five years old. Moved from home to home, assigned to different caseworkers and changing schools constantly, Edgar was assigned a Dallas CASA volunteer when he was 11 years old. Could his volunteer help find Edgar a permanent, loving home?
Fox 4 / Good Day: Dallas CASA Program Director, Chad Frymire talked with Tim Ryan, Fox 4 Good Day, about a new training program created by Dallas CASA and Saving Innocence to combat human trafficking. The program will enable CASA volunteers to better advocate for children in foster care who are at a greater risk … Continue reading Fox 4 Good Day on Human Trafficking