News/Events

Walk. Run. Thrive!

April 14, 2021

On May 1-2, 2021, join Clark County CASA in the National CASA/GAL Association for Children’s nationwide Walk. Run. Thrive! Help us reach our goal to raise awareness for the important work of CASA programs and volunteers! By participating in this virtual event, you can walk or run wherever you are and at your own pace… Read More »

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH’S PINWHEELS FOR PREVENTION COLORING CONTEST

April 1, 2021

Join Clark County CASA in raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAPM) with our Pinwheels For Prevention coloring contest! In 2008 Prevent Child Abuse America launched their Pinwheels for Prevention campaign to help support their vision “for a world where children grow up happy, healthy, and prepared for success in families and communities,” free… Read More »

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month and we’ve planned an entire month’s worth of activities for our community to participate in! Beginning today through April 30th we encourage you to take a look at this digital calendar to see how you and your family can adopt healthy practices, have fun and raise… Read More »

The Common Good – Part 2

March 17, 2021

Back in November, Program Director Sheryl Thierry and Volunteer Mentor Dawn Montgomery were welcomed on as guests to KXRW’s The Common Good. After giving a history of our program along with an overview of operations during COVID both women sat down with host Joe Clemens to share some of the real stories of children and families… Read More »

Clark County CASA receives grant from National CASA/GAL Association

January 26, 2021

Clark County CASA has been awarded a $50,000 Sustainability Grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children to support our work advocating for the best interests of children who have experienced abuse or neglect. The Sustainability Grant will enable Clark County CASA to focus on sustaining service to 15%… Read More »

Statement on Events at the U.S. Capitol

January 11, 2021

As a program of the YWCA Clark County we adopt this statement from YWCA USA regarding events occurring at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th 2021. In light of the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA released the following statement: “The scene that… Read More »

CASA Volunteer Nominated for Silver Citizen Award

December 29, 2020

Clark County Commission on Aging recognizes that older adults are valuable contributors to our community and have created a program to recognize those of whom go above and beyond in their service. Our very own Jan Ratzman was nominated for the work she does to improve the lives of children in foster care as a… Read More »

Meet An Everyday Hero, Yolanda

December 21, 2020

“Checking in with the kids I advocate for is always a bright spot in my day.” Even after three years as a CASA volunteer, Yolanda continues to be inspired by the foster youth she works with. She describes their resiliency and enthusiasm for life as simply – amazing.  The relationship that she provides them as… Read More »

Community Partner Shout Out

November 28, 2020

In a time when our economy has been hit hard by what seems to be a never ending pandemic we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever. That’s why we want to recognize the local small businesses that have stepped up to support our mission to provide quality advocacy for foster… Read More »

The Common Good – Part One

November 20, 2020

Our fearless Program Director, Sheryl Thierry and rock star Volunteer Mentor, Dawn Montgomery were recently welcomed on KXRW’s The Common Good, in which they showcase the collective achievements that contribute to a positive and well informed community. Host Joe Clemens started by introducing our program as “a volunteer powered network of people from all walks… Read More »