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Lorraine Tighe 2015 Advocate of the Year

Written by: Maggie Fritzen Posted on: April 28, 2015

MICHIGAN CITY — Family Advocates awarded Lorraine Tighe the fourth annual Advocate of the Year award in addition to recognizing other volunteers at Pottawattomie County Club on Friday.The organization's Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) pro...

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CASA Youth Poem

Written by: Maggie Fritzen Posted on: March 24, 2015

I am….Often times, the youth we advocate for struggle to find a way to identify themselves. They've usually been moved from place to place, landing in a residential facility, wondering why they are being punished for being victims. When they reach...

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2015 CASA Day at the Statehouse

Written by: Maggie Fritzen Posted on: March 11, 2015

Representatives of Family Advocates the La Porte County and Pulaski County Court Appointed Special Advocate program (CASA) participated in the fourth annual CASA Day at the Indiana State House on Monday. Family Advocates joined representatives fro...

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CAYA Bowl-a-thon 2015

Written by: Maggie Fritzen Posted on: March 11, 2015

A sea of blue CAYA shirts flooded Casey's Lanes on Saturday in support of a Bowl-a-thon to raise awareness and donations for Family Advocates' youth mentoring program.Brenda Stellema, the program director for CAYA (Court Appointed Youth Advocates...

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