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Child Advocates

Child Advocates engages community volunteers and staff to protect children who are victims of child abuse. We are their voices in court, ensuring all children thrive in a safe and secure home.

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We help children of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds. Children with irresistible grins, vivid imaginations, and incredible potential. A gift to Child Advocates helps provide for the recruitment, training, and support of court-appointed special advocate volunteers.

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Interrupting Racism for Children

Interrupting Racism for Children educates and moves individuals to action to stop racism in its tracks, creating a future where children thrive and race does not predict their life outcomes.  Upcoming workshops will be held virtually online. Learn more and discover helpful anti-racism tools and resources.

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 and its potential impact on our entire community is of great concern to everyone at Child Advocates. Learn more regarding updates about our office operations and policies, volunteer information sessions, volunteer training, Interrupting Racism for Children, and Court operations.

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Upcoming Events

24

Jun

Interrupting Racism for Children

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

19

Jul

Interrupting Racism for Children

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

22

Jul

Interrupting Racism for Children

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

27

Jul

Interrupting Racism for Children

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Latest Blog Entries

A Call-to-action to Stand Up for Race Equity in Child Welfare

This was an Op-Ed placed in the Indianapolis Recorder from our highly respected and retired Chief Program Officer, Gregg Ellis. Every …
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Child Advocates' Attorney Wins Prestigious State Award for Juvenile Defenders

An older child who is abused and neglected and placed in the child welfare system needs someone to stand up …
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Q&A With Jill English: Reaction to the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict and How We Can Move Forward

Jill English is the Director of Child Advocates’ interactive, two-day Interrupting Racism for Children workshops for the community. Participants leave …
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If Racism Affects Our Children's Future, Why Are We Afraid to Talk About It? | Podcast Episode 2

When something makes us uncomfortable, we often avoid it. But race and racism remain a part of America’s fabric, often …
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