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CASA addresses disproportionality in Texas’ foster care system

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February marks Black History Month, a time to honor and recognize the accomplishments and history of African Americans. As we continue into this month and consider history, we must ask ourselves how all of us can contribute to racial equality, and work to address disproportionalities and disparities that negatively impact African American communities. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers advocate to ensure the best interests and well-being for a child or sibling group once they enter foster care. Each volunteer is specially appointed by a judge to advocate for a child, helping them during their time in foster care by ensuring ...

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