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"As a teacher, I always worried about the students who were in foster care and wondered who was watching out for their best interests. Looking back on my cases and thinking about what might have happened if I had not been there is enough to keep me going.  CASA volunteers give their time to make sure children are protected even when things get tough."

~ Cindy B., Dallas CASA volunteer since 2005

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Read below for some of the most recent Dallas CASA press coverage.

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11.13.20

CW33 Morning AfterDallas CASA CEO Kathleen M. LaValle joined host Ron Corning on CW33 TV / Morning After to share the news of a generous Angel Tree gift from Boost Mobile Dallas and CW33.


11.10.20

Fox 4 Good Day: Dallas CASA CEO Kathleen LaValle talks with Good Day Host, Lauren Przybyl on the 40th anniversary celebration plans and the ongoing need for volunteers.


10.28.20

WFAA: Journalist and Host, Cynthia Izaguirre talks with Dallas CASA’s Brenda Villagomez, advocate, Susan Hubbell-Sanchez and former foster child, Maria Rico on the positive impact a bilingual advocate can make during a frightening time in a child’s life.


10.27.20

Dallas WeeklyJournalist Catrina Satterwhite talks with Dallas CASA volunteers, Priscilla and Corey Anthony on the role of the Dallas CASA volunteer and why there is a large need for the African American community to help children in foster care.


10.15.20

Texas Jewish PostDallas CASA volunteer Rick Rosenberg shares his experiences and the benefits of advocating for children in foster care with Sharon Wisch-Ray.


09.28.20

MySweetCharityDallas CASA Magically Transforms Annual Champion Of Children Award Dinner Into 40th Anniversary Celebration, writes editor Jeanne Prejean.


08.28.20

MySweetCharity: Dallas CASA CEO Kathleen M. LaValle discusses the continued advocacy by our volunteers on behalf of abused and neglected children in the MySweetEssentials series by editor, Jeanne Prejean. 


07.23.20

Dallas Doing Good: Jana and Mike Brosin discuss with writer Janell Bethea, how a trip to NorthPark Center began a legacy advocacy, support and Dallas CASA playhouses for Crest Cadillac / Crest Infiniti / Crest Volvo.


07.19.20

Paper City Dallas: Writer Courtney Dabney  talks with Cynt Marshall on how this C-suite Maverick has benefited first hand from the charity she champions.

07.03.20

Dallas Voice: Dallas CASA volunteer Oscar Orellana says the court system needs more LGBTQ advocates to be matched with LGBTQ kids, writes editor David Taffet.


06.30.20

Preston Hollow People: Dallas CASA volunteer Cliff Hutchinson explains why a retired lawyer need to learn about lava, writes editor William Taylor.


06.22.20

D MagazineDeveloper KDC is using its far reach in the community to bolster involvement in Dallas CASA’s Parade of Playhouses, writes journalist Sofia Krusmark.


04.17.20

The Dallas Morning News: Columnist Sharon Grigsby talks with Dallas CASA President and CEO, Kathleen LaValle and volunteer Hannah Pearson to learn how volunteers assigned to Dallas abuse victims monitor foster homes amid the coronavirus crisis.


03.29.20

IHeartMediaAnna de Haro talks with Dallas CASA President and CEO, Kathleen M. LaValle during the 2020 COVID-19 crisis. The discussion centers on the projected increase in child abuse during the stay at home orders and the great need for community members to volunteer.


03.23.20

People Newspapers: Dallas CASA Board member Megan Sterquell has been recognized by Park Cities People in 20 Under 40, an annual series highlighting outstanding young professionals. 


02.04.20

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. 


01.13.20

MySweetCharityDallas CASA’s 2019 Champions Of Children Award Dinner Raises ‘Money For The Honeys’, writes Glenn Hunter for MySweetCharity.


01.02.20

Park Cities People: Texas Women’s Foundation to Honor Six Women,including Dallas CASA CEO Kathleen M. LaValle, For Leadership, Service, Rachel Snyder writes.


11.25.19

Good Morning Texas: Co-Host Alanna Sarabia talks with Dallas CASA volunteer Jana Brosin, Mike Brosin, Crest Auto Group and Kathleen M. LaValle, Dallas CASA CEO on the great need for volunteers to advocate for children.


11.23.19

Southern Methodist University: Journalism student Elizabeth Loftus talks with new families being formed on the 20th annual National Adoption Day.  


10.28.19

University of North Texas: UNT Broadcast Journalism student Erika Torres talks with Caroline Beneke and Victoria O’Neal on the roles of the Dallas CASA volunteer advocate and supervisor.


10.25.19

Lakewood Advocate: Why the Greens build the cutest kids furniture ever for a cause, writes editor, Jamie Dunaway.


10.16.19

MySweetCharity: 4th Annual Voices For A Cause Sounded The Need For Dallas CASA Volunteers With Rich Girls And Vinyl Countdown, writes editor Jeanne Prejean.


08.15.19

MySweetCharityJeanne Prejean reports, 17 Dallas CASA Playhouse Winners Are Announced At NorthPark Center.


08.14.19

MySweetCharity2019 Parade Of Playhouses Closing Party Was A Feast Of Food, Furnishings And Fine Vino, writes Jeanne Prejean.


08.13.19

MySweetCharityJUST IN: Jessica And Dirk Nowitzki To Receive 2019 Judge Barefoot Sanders Champion Of Children Award, by Jeanne Prejean.


08.07.19

D CEO MagazineThe Winners of D CEO’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards 2019, by Will Maddox.


08.04.19

Dallas Morning News EditorialA new hope has emerged for Dallas children in state custody, writes the DMN editorial team.


07.25.19

ABC Good Morning TexasDallas CASA Parade of Playhouses on Good Morning Texas, reports Paige McCoy Smith.


07.24.19 

Bubble Life Las Colinas: Real Estate Developer KDC makes a difference with Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses.


07.24.19

Bubble Life Park Cities: Kimley-Horn & TDIndustries create Autism Awareness Playhouse.


07.19.19

Modern Dallas: Jeff Levine reports on Dallas CASA’s 24th Annual Parade of Playhouses.


07.15.19

MySweetCharityKDC Joined The 2019 Parade Of Playhouses Into NorthPark Center With A “Mooving” Bison, writes Jeanne Prejean.


07.14.19

Dallas Morning News Multimedia: Tommy Noel reports, CASA giving away casas. Win an elaborate playhouse while benefiting the social service agency.


07.12.19

Dallas Child: Parade of Playhouses is one of the Top 5 weekend family activities


07.12.19

NBC 5 DFWDallas CASA’s Parade of Playhouses Returns to NorthPark Center, writes Frank Heinz.


07.12.19

Fox 4 Good Day: Hannah Battah reports live from NorthPark Center on Dallas CASA’s Parade of Playhouses. 


07.11.19

Culture Map DallasThese are the 9 best things to do in Dallas this weekend, by Alex Bentley.


07.02.19

UNT Dallas College of Law: The Unique And Important Role Of A CASA, writes Christine Tamer.


06.27.19

MySweetCharity: Jeanne Prejean reports, 2019 Parade Of Playhouses Brings On Board A Grand Marshal And A Whataburger Bonus


06.26.19

Park Cities PeopleVolunteer Advocates Make Sure Children in Need Get a Voice, by Maria Adolphs.


06.12.19

LinkedIn: Dallas CASA volunteer Brooke Donelson writes, Dallas CASA needs more volunteers.


06.08.19

White Rock WeeklyLocal children need African American advocates, writes Nancy Black.


05.23.19

Dallas Morning News Sports Day: Mark Kazlowski reports, the Dallas CASA Classic Raises $1.8 Million


05.21.19

Candy’s Dirt: Nikki Barringer writes, See The Bite-Sized Builds of Dallas CASA’s Parade of Playhouses July 12.


05.19.19

Park Cities People: Judge Rosemarie Aquilina to Speak at Dallas CASA Award Dinner, writes Bianca Montes.


05.08.19

MySweetCharity: A ‘Lighthouse’ Named Caroline Rose Hunt Is Honored At Dallas CASA’s Cherish The Children Luncheon, by Jeanne Prejean.


05.02.19

Dallas Doing GoodLinda Swartz: Foster Kid Turned Advocate, writes Hunter Lacey.


04.29.19

Park Cities PeopleDallas CASA Parade of Playhouses Sets 2019 Dates, reports Bianca Montes.


04.16.19

MySweetCharity: Jeanne Prejean writes, Colorful Flowers Recall Caroline Rose Hunt At Dallas CASA’s Cherish The Children Patron Party


04.01.19

MySweetCharityComerica Bank’s Prom Drive Found 750 Gowns New Homes, reports Jeanne Prejean. 


03.28.19

White Rock WeeklyCherish the Children, Dallas CASA honors Rosewood, writes Nancy Black.


03.06.19

Univision 23 Dallas: Host Ana Marie Vargas discusses the great need for bilingual advocates for children in foster care. 


02.25.19

Dallas Morning News Guide LiveNew ‘kind cafe’ in Dallas is hiring unemployed former foster kids, writes Sarah Blaskovich.


02.22.19

MySweetCharity: Jeanne Prejean writes, North Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking Presented Champion Of Freedom Award At Dallas CASA.


02.22.19

NBC 5 DFWNorth Texas Prom Dress Drive in Need of Donations, reports Katy Blakey.


02.21.19

Al Dia Dallas: Jenny Manrique writes, Dallas CASA recruits bilingual volunteers to defend children in the courts


02.13.19

NBC 5 DFW: Child Safety Advocates on Child Abuse After Children Found Caged in Wise County, reported by Noelle Walker.


02.05.19

Culture Map Dallas: Lindsey Wilson writes, philanthropic Dallas Young Professionals gather for glamorous casino fundraiser.


02.04.19

MySweetCharity: 2019 Cherish The Children Luncheon To Honor Rosewood, Have Steve Pemberton As Keynoter, writes Jeanne Prejean.


01.31.19

Southwest NOWArt of Marriage, At Home with Frank Morris and Winston Baker-Morris, by Angle Morris.


01.28.19

Culture Map DallasThe 6 spring events every philanthropic young professional in Dallas should attend, by Diana Oates.


01.24.19

MySweetCharity: Jeanne Prejean writes, Dallas CASA’s Champions Of Children Award Dinner Was Highlighted By A Shipp, A Rose And The Meadows.


01.24.19

Preston Hollow People: Dallas Police Honored for Combating Human Trafficking, writes Bianca Montes.


01.09.19

The Texas Lawbook: Pioneer Natural Resources’ Mark Berg is Outstanding Corporate Counsel lifetime achiever, writes Mark Curriden.


01.04.19

MySweetCharityChampions Of Children Patrons Had A Colorful Background To Celebrate Dallas CASA Fundraiser, write Jeanne Prejean.


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