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Meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth trying, check out these top benefits of meditation and consider how they can help improve your life.
When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?
As we all attempt to stay on top of the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, the Kentucky CASA Network would like to provide some guidance and resources for local CASA programs in the Commonwealth. We will be updating this page periodically as new information comes in.
Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.
The Kentucky CASA Network is hiring a Director of Quality Assurance. This position will oversee and implement the state association’s Quality Assurance process with a primary responsibility to work with and support existing and developing local CASA programs, monitor for compliance with National CASA/GAL Standards and the Kentucky Revised Statutes, and work closely with member programs to build capacity and to provide targeted, extensive technical assistance around standards and program development to help develop Highly Effective Local CASA Programs.
The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. (KCN) hosted the inaugural CASA Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The day was an opportunity for local CASA programs to meet with legislators, bring awareness to the needs of abused and neglected children, and show the power of CASA advocacy.
Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.
How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.
It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.
A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.
The Kentucky CASA Network seeks a dynamic individual for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate for this position should be a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. This position will provide administrative support to three staff positions in the Louisville office as well as to two remote staff.
Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Program Director for CASA Services in Lincoln, Pulaski and Rockcastle Counties, Kentucky.
The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) recognized several winners of Awards of Excellence during the KCN’s annual statewide conference in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The awards recognize excellent work to advance the CASA mission statewide.
November is a wonderful time to recognize your blessings and give thanks for them.
For centuries, people have been preaching the benefits of meditation. Keep reading to learn about some of the best advantages you’ll receive from meditation.
CASA of the Heartland seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Executive Director for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program covering Hardin County, Kentucky.
Studies have found that volunteering can positively impact both your body and your mind. We're here to tell you all about the different ways doing good in your community can do some good for yourself.
Showing a little encouragement is an easy way to make someone’s day, and we’ve come up with a few ideas on how you can do so.
We're here to tell you all about the benefits reading can bring, besides knowledge and entertainment.
The Kentucky CASA Network has been awarded a $72,534 Branding Campaign grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children. Funds will be used to tailor a national public awareness campaign about child abuse and neglect for local markets, and to distribute the campaign.
Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Program Director for CASA services in Lincoln, Pulaski, and Rockcastle Counties, Kentucky. The Program Director will be managing court-appointed special advocate volunteers who advocate on behalf of children in the court system due to abuse and neglect. The Program Director also will assist in the local communities’ efforts to establish an independent local CASA program.
You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health?
So, do you want to embrace social networking to have a positive influence on the world? Here are some ideas for how to use social media to make a difference.
With more than 440,000 youth in foster care, there are plenty of ways to make a difference during this month. Here are ideas for how to support National Foster Care Month.
You want to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to start without money. Fortunately, we have ideas to help you donate to charity without breaking the bank.
For seniors, volunteering is the perfect chance to use extra time to make a difference in the community. Check out these positive reasons for seniors to volunteer.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. Here are a few ideas of some easy things you can do to brighten someone's day.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you're a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to be one of the recognized charities of the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Ragnar Relay Race...
Recent studies have shown how volunteering with people or a cause you care about can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues. Here's how.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.
You want 2019 to be a great year! If you want to start the new year off on a positive note, check out these seven steps to keep in mind as we dive into 2019.
If you want to make a difference in 2019, make giving a part of your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some ideas for how you can create resolutions that give back.
Thanksgiving marks an important season for all of us to take a moment and remember the little things in life—and every little thing we’re thankful for.
For the 5th consecutive year, the Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to be one of the recognized charities of the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Ragnar Relay Race. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are volunteers appointed by a judge to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court...
The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) recognized several Awards of Excellence winners during a luncheon at the Association’s Annual Statewide Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on September 19...
Although Kentucky is one of the highest states for child abuse and neglect, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington is working to try and change this statistic. CASA uses trained community volunteers to represent child abuse and neglect victims within the family court system...
For 24 hours on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Kentucky CASA Network will join nonprofits across the Commonwealth in an online fundraising campaign...
Andrea Preston and Della Justice have prepared some takeaways from sessions they attended at the National CASA Conference in Boston earlier this month. Below are the names of the sessions, the presenters, any resources provided, and bullet points that summarize information that may be helpful for Local Programs...