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Thursday October 12th
6:00-8:30 PM
COE Annex | 399 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Monday October 23rd
6:00-8:30 PM
COE Annex | 399 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Monday November 6th | 6:00-8:00 PM
COE Annex | 399 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Thursday November 30th
6:00-8:30 PM
COE Annex | 399 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, CA


Current Events

Tuesday October 24th
4:00-5:30 PM
Cabrillo, SAC West 214, Soquel Drive, Aptos

Wednesday October 25th
1:30-4:00 PM
CASA House

RSVP Today!

Many youth that were involved with the planning of the Lost Childhoods Exhibit wanted to create opportunities exclusively for youth in foster care. It's finally here! The Lost Childhoods Alternative Expressions have been hard at work putting these together. The first program is Watercolor Journaling on Sunday, September 10th at 12:30-2:30pm at the MAH. Questions? Message Karen at karenm@santacruzmah.org. For youth ages 13-25. Please help spread the word!

Step into an exhibit about foster youth made with foster youth.
Lost Childhoods: Voices of Santa Cruz County Foster Youth and the Foster Youth Museum showcases the stories, struggles, and triumphs of youth who are aging out of foster care. You will see personal belongings of foster youth, stunning photography by Ray Bussolari, and four different art installations foster youth created with artists Bridget Henry (CASA Advocate), Melody Overstreet, Elliott Taylor, and Nada Miljkovic.

Camp Erin© Santa Cruz is a weekend-long camp for children and teens in Santa Cruz County, the greater Monterey Bay, Silicon Valley, and other areas. Camp Erin helps children and teens ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone special to process their feelings of grief and loss in a healthy manner.


Free Stuff

Tuesday October 31st
6:00-8:00 PM
Boys & Girls Club | 543 Center Street, Santa Cruz

Saturday October 29th
2:00-4:00 PM
Capitola Village

Thursday October 26th and Saturday October 28th

Saturday November 4th
12:30-6:00 PM
The Museum is located in downtown Santa Cruz at
705 Front Street, Santa Cruz

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
1:00-4:00 PM
Simpkins Family Swim Center
979 17th Ave, Santa Cruz

Saturday October 28th
9:00-2:00 PM

Sunday October 29th
2:00-5:00 PM
8400 Glen Haven Road, Soquel

Tuesday October 31st
2:30-4:30 PM
Del Monte Shopping Center
1410 Del Monte Center, Monterey

Tuesday October 31st
1:00-3:00 PM
West Cliff Drive starting at Natural Bridges

Second Tuesday of the month at 3:30 PM
October 10th
November 14th
December 12th

Santa Cruz Public Libraries Downtown Branch
224 Church Street, Santa Cruz

Free entrance to MOD for advocates & CASA children.

Request today your movie gift card for your CASA child/youth. Pass is valid only at Green Valley Cinema, Watsonville.


Announcements

Can you help represent CASA at an upcoming community event?
Click here to view the schedule and sign up to help.

Take a look at the pictures from Imagine 2017, September 10th at Chaminade.
Mark your calendars now for September 30, 2018!!

At CASA, we are always looking for ways to celebrate our amazing Advocates. In keeping with that intention, every month we will highlight the story and experience of one Advocate who is working with a child or youth. Every Advocate has a story, and we hope that by regularly featuring individual Advocates, we can honor the stories and experiences of all. We will randomly choose an Advocate who has their volunteer file up to date (monthly logs, insurance information, driver’s license) to be our Featured Advocate each month.

At CASA, we are always looking for ways to celebrate our amazing Advocates. In keeping with that intention, every month we will highlight the story and experience of one Advocate who is working with a child or youth. Every Advocate has a story, and we hope that by regularly featuring individual Advocates, we can honor the stories and experiences of all.

Please help CASA of Santa Cruz County get a Top Rating! It’s easy and only takes 3 minutes! Go here to get started! https://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/write/court-appointed-special-advocates-of-santa-cruz-county
Thank you!

Get ready to bid on September 10th!

Local CASA youth in search of job opportunities.

This month, we sat down with Beth Thomas. Read more...


 

 

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