Tag Archives: Indiana

  1. Superhero Run – Race Details

    2017 Superhero Run – Saturday June 24th at Fort Harrison State Park. WE ARE INSIDE THE PARK THIS YEAR – NEW COURSE! Please DO NOT drive into the park. Parking address and information is included below. It’s here! It’s here! We’re ready – you’re ready ….now let us give you the details: Online registration will…

  2. Gaining Ground by Letting Go

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again! Many of us were taught that a key to success is tenacity. But 18-year-old-Savanna says that her secret to moving forward was giving up. Savanna assumed the role of a parent at a very early age. Her mother—consumed by her addiction to alcohol and drugs—was seldom…

  3. Josh Kelchner CASA Success Story: Focused on Family

    Josh Kelchner did everything he could to keep his family together. But it almost wasn’t enough. The oldest of four children, Josh and his younger siblings first came to the attention of Tennessee child protective services when he was 14 years old. Suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, their mother had been neglecting the children…

  4. Celebrating A Phenomenal Woman

    In honor of Mother’s Day last weekend….Child Advocates would like to features these two sweet siblings and their story. The article went out in the Indianapolis Recorder last Thursday and it’s too special not to share. The article features the story of Child Advocates staff member Danielle Pierson and her adopted son, pictured here. Please…

  5. Staff Advocate goes on Fantastic Voyage

    For almost 10 years, Staff Advocate Andrea Manning- Dudley has been serving foster youth in Indianapolis. She was recently a recipient of the United Way Renewal Grant which goes to individuals who have been working in social work for 8+ years. As part of her renewal grant, Andrea went on the Tom Joyner Cruise –…

  6. Our Kids. Our Cases. Meet Jenny

    At only two weeks old, baby Jenny suffered a severe stroke due to an untreated illness, causing permanent brain damage and the need for lifelong medical care. At home with her mother, Jenny did not receive the specialized medical care she needed. Her daycare center called Child Protective Services (CPS) when she was two and…

  7. Cycle Bar Event for Child Advocates

    Join us on Saturday, April 29th as Child Advocates teams up with CycleBar Traders Point! Come get a good workout for a great cause! $25 reserves your spot, please use the links below Reserve Your Spot: http://bit.ly/2miY85u Donation Only http://bit.ly/2n1d63H Download Event Flyer  

  8. Meet Jenny Tucker, the Volunteer Advocate

    Jenny Tucker says seeing the effects of the drug epidemic in Marion County on children is what motivated her to step in and help. Quoting Marion Wright Edelman (founder of the Children’s Defense Fund) Jenny says, “‘If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.’ I decided to stand.” Jenny is…

  9. The Final “Undoing Racism” Speakers Series

    As our nation’s presidential election results affirm, America is a nation divided, politically, with rising racial tension during and after the campaign. But Child Advocates, a non-profit organization in Indianapolis, has been committed to “undoing racism” for several years through community workshops and, this Fall, it launched a four-part, monthly Speakers Series for the public….

  10. Undoing Racism Speakers Series Part 4

    Part 4 of Child Advocates Undoing Racism Series will feature Ronald Chisom Where: Martin University (2186 N Sherman Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46218) When: Thursday,  December 1 Please RSVP to Nikita Garner Ronald Chisom is the Executive Director and Co-founder of The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond. He has organized tenants, fisherman, cane cutters and poor people…

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