Meet Volunteer Advocate Al Lopez

Meet Volunteer Advocate Al Lopez

Aug 27 2014

Al Lopez spent much of his career as a finance executive with IBM and Dell before running the Economic Growth Business Incubator (EGBI), an organization where he combines his business experience with a community and economic development mission. Al has always been active in his community. He serves on advisory boards for two public charter schools and he and his wife Judy are very active at the Austin Stone Community Church and its For the City Network non-profit. Read More

$3,765 in school supplies donated to CASA kids!

$3,765 in school supplies donated to CASA kids!

Aug 19 2014

Anyone who has taken our CASA volunteer training knows our awesome Training Director Lydia Garcia. For the past two summers, Lydia has taken on a very different role from training based on the needs she saw for CASA children as school is getting started. She's just completed her second annual school supplies drive where she mobilizes her friends, local organizations and CASA volunteers and trainees to make sure our kids are prepared for a successful school year: Read More

Judge Byrne inspires new CASA volunteers at Swearing-In

Judge Byrne inspires new CASA volunteers at Swearing-In

Aug 14 2014

I want to let you know how important what you’re doing is. You cannot replicate your time. It’s gone. This evening we will spend some minutes together and it is gone forever. So I know the significant sacrifice each one of you are making to do what you’ve been called to do - which is to be a voice for children who’ve been abused or neglected by the very people who they rely on to provide a roof over their head, a story time, a bath, a ride to their friends house… someone they can count on.  Read More