Category Archives: General

  1. Board Member Spotlight

    Monique Gordy is originally from Indianapolis and currently lives in Noblesville. She has a twin sister and parents close by. Monique went to high school at Lawrence Central High School, obtained her BS at Butler University and her MSA at Indiana University. Monique currently works at Community North Hospital as an Accountant. She has been…

  2. Early Childhood Trauma

    In a 60 Minutes segment, which aired Sunday, March 11, Oprah Winfrey explored the long-term adverse effects of early childhood trauma with a leading authority in field of early childhood development.  Dr. Bruce Perry, psychiatrist and neuroscientist, discussed the complex issues and the technique of Trauma Informed Care to treat the maltreated and traumatized child….

  3. Charitable donations make a difference in the lives of foster children.

    Every donation makes a transformative difference in the life of a foster child. Each tax-deductible contribution to Child Advocates supports our CASA Program—the recruitment, training, and supervision of 700+ Court Appointed Special Advocates each year. These dedicated CASA volunteers are ordinary men and women who have stepped up to do extraordinary things:  they volunteer their time and…

  4. Child Advocates accepts Listen Learn Care Award

    Last week, the Listen Learn Care Foundation presented Child Advocates with the prestigious Listen Learn Care Award at its Difference Makers Leadership Forum in Delray Beach, Florida. “The Listen Learn Care award means so much to Child Advocates. This Foundation is a true leader in focusing on leadership development in nonprofits,” said Cindy Booth, Chief…

  5. The Prom Closet

    THE PROM CLOSET Danielle Pierson and Ebony Dycus became close, much like a big sister/little sister relationship due to some very similar circumstances and their own perseverance. Both of these young women spent over 12 years as wards of the state of Indiana. Each also aged out of the care of Department of Child Services…

  6. Meet Staff Member, Alane Singleton

    Alane Singleton has been employed at Child Advocates since September 12, 2005.  Prior to working at CA, she was employed at the Marion County Department of Child Services as a FCM (Family Case Manager). She is currently a Courtroom Advocate Supervisor at Child Advocates and supervises a dedicated team of 9 Guardians Ad Litem. Alane helps provide…

  7. Board Member Spotlight

    Stacey Roberson is the Senior Director of Global Benefits for Eli Lilly and Company. In this role, Stacey is accountable for the design and delivery of global employee benefits and services that enable Lilly’s value proposition. Stacey has held various roles during her twenty-year tenure with Lilly. She began her career at Lilly in the finance…

  8. Meet CASA Volunteer, Danyette Smith

    I became a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteer in August of 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. I first became a CASA volunteer because I have a passion for kids. So many children are suffering abuse and neglect in our city and need someone to speak up for them.  Helping be that voice for them is…

  9. Board Member Spotlight

      Jenny Frasier joined the board in 2017. Jenny is of counsel in the business group at Ice Miller, LLP. She focuses her practice on advising businesses as outside general counsel, commercial agreements, corporate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.  Jenny completed her J.D. at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and her undergraduate degree at IU-Bloomington. Jenny…

  10. Undoing Racism Speakers Series Ft. Dan Wakefield

    Child Advocates has invited a series of speakers from to talk about race, racism and its impact on the community. This is the first of that series. The series is an opportunity for people of all races to better understand each other and teach our future generations that we can be part of the solution….