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  1. Volunteer Program, New Training Director

    Child Advocates is pleased to announce Chris Mundy as our new Director of Training for the Volunteer Program. Mundy has served Child Advocates for over 14 years. “I’m excited about the opportunity to enhance the training of the volunteer program so our CASA Volunteers are able to do a great job of serving our children,”…

  2. The Best Decision I Ever Made

    Like most of us, Faith leads a busy life. Business appointments, errands, and family responsibilities can stretch Judy to the limit. Some may balk at the busy pace, but it does not bother Faith. She is used to the mileage and the challenges of a busy life. She is a mother, a grandmother, a business…

  3. Board Member Spotlight, featuring Kimberle Seale

    This week we’re featuring Kimberle Seale, who is a current board member at Child Advocates and President of Vincerem. Kim is an experienced corporate executive with an extensive background in strategy, leadership, process improvement and software development. She is recognized for her performance in building collaborative leaders and teams that accelerate business performance within multiple industries. Kim’s…

  4. Indianapolis Free Kids Fairs, Backpacks and School Supplies

    Looking for access to free backpacks, school supplies and more in Indy? We have a list of several events in July that can help with a variety of back to school needs! We hope you can take advantage of one of these great events! Summercation! Free Kids Fair – Child Advocates, DCS, Children’s Bureau and…

  5. Summer in Foster Care

    Finally, the end of the school year, it’s summertime! Childhood summers prompt memories of the beach, heading off to summer camp and playing outside with friends until dinner. Summer days should be for making lifelong, cherished memories. When you live in foster care, however, just because the school year ends, does not mean that your…

  6. A Super Day for Superheroes

    Over 700 superheroes came out on race day and together we raised just over $70,000! Thank you to everyone who participated, volunteered, contributed and/or sponsored the event. You are all superheroes to children in Indianapolis. For over 36 years, Child Advocates has provided life-saving advocacy to more than 100,000 Marion Country children by speaking for…

  7. 2018 Superhero Run Details

    Schedule: Friday, June 22nd 10am – 7:00pm Packet Pickup at Child Advocates Office 8200 Haverstick Rd Suite 150 (Main Floor) Indianapolis, IN 46240 Race Day Details: Sunday, June 24th Race Location: Fort Harrison State Park 5830 N. Post Road, Indianapolis   Timeline: 6:45am Shuttles from Parking Begin (See details below) 7:00am – 8:15am Packet Pickup…

  8. Indianapolis Child Advocates Undoing Racism Program Expands

    The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate, presented Child Advocates with a $100,000 grant on to support capacity expansion of the Undoing Racism Workshop in Central Indiana. In 2010, Child Advocates began a partnership with The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond to begin addressing the disproportionate percentage of African American children in the Marion County…

  9. Our children. Our cases. Meet Korrie.

    Korrie is 6 years old. She just started second grade and her teacher notices Korrie can’t write her name and is struggling academically. Korrie often comes to school in dirty clothes and appears to be malnourished. DCS (Department of Child Services) Intake Unit received a report about Korrie and her condition. A DCS case manager…

  10. Staff Member Highlight

    Joseph Fischer joined Child Advocates in 2014 as a staff advocate, after working two years at the Department of Child Services. Joseph spent two years in the Juvenile Court Program and then transitioned to the Legal Department in fall of 2016. Joseph has two children and enjoys spending his free time outdoors and seeing live…