Adoption Day Toy Drive
DYFS in hosting a special Adoption Day event on December 5. This event will be in honor of the children who have recently been adopted through the Division in Atlantic County. We are asking for your help by bringing an unwrapped toy to the CASA office at 321 Shore Road in Somers Point by Wednesday, December 2. Please call
609) 601-7800 for further information.
Learn more about becoming a CASA Volunteer Advocate or how you can get more involved with CASA on December 10 at 12 noon and 6 p.m. CASA will hold Informational Tours at their offices at 321 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ. Call (609) 601-7800 or visit www.atlanticcapecasa.org for more information.
ACTION ALERT: E-Mail Speaker Roberts and urge him to Post A3365. If passed, A3365 would establish CASA in statute – something that 37 other states have done.
Send an e-mail to Speaker Roberts with cc’s to your Assembly Representatives by December 1. Go to www.casaofnj.org and hit “NJ Legislative Alert” in the tool bar at the top of the page.
The Education Law Center recently launched its Foster Care Initiative to provide special education representation for children in New Jersey’s foster care system. The Initiative focuses on direct representation, advocacy training, and systemic reform. Read more…
Learn more about CASA and how you can become a Volunteer Advocate.
Wednesday, November 18th
12:00PM and 6:00PM
CASA Offices, 321 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ
Call (609) 601-7800 for more info or visit http://www.AtlanticCapeCASA.org
The Benefit Auction & Wine Tasting honoring our good friend Rosalind Krause was an enormous success. Thank you all who sponsored, volunteered, donated and attended – you brought us closer to our goal of serving all 700 children currently in the foster care system in Atlantic and Cape May Counties.
The Every Child Matters Education Fund recently released a new report entitled, “We Can Do Better: Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths in the U.S.” Download your free copy here.
We are getting ready for our Benefit Auction & Wine Tasting on Thursday, November 5 at Greate Bay Country Club. Volunteers are frantically making baskets and gathering last minute items for the event.
On Thursday, October 29, 17 new Volunteer Advocates were sworn in by Judge Max Baker. The ceremony is the culmination of 30 hours of intensive training to become a CASA Volunteer Advocate. Welcome to all of our new volunteers!
The image above includes the following new Volunteer Advocates:
Yasna Babich, Pleasantville, NJ; Louise Dietz, Seaville, NJ; Bianca Doster, Atlantic City, NJ; Anne Feilinger, Galloway, NJ; Akilah Hughes, Pleasantville, NJ; Florence Novek, Margate, NJ; Joan Quilligan, Margate, NJ; Marie Quilter, Mays Landing, NJ; Judy Saracco, Villas, NJ; Joe Schmidt, Cape May, NJ; Susan Schneider, Linwood, NJ; Maisha Scudder, Absecon, NJ; Janet Shapiro, Mays Landing, NJ; Rondell Showell, Atlantic City, NJ; John Szramiak, Ocean View, NJ; Darah Walther, Sweetwater, NJ; Linda Wright, Petersburg, NJ, and (center) Judge Max Baker, Presiding Judge Family Part Vicinage I.