Tag Archives: Indianapolis

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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 –…

  4. 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…

  5. 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  

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Child Advocates 2016 Holiday Gift Drive

          A Season of Giving     Please help us provide 1000 Indianapolis children, who are victims of abuse and neglect, with gifts this holiday season. With your help, we can make their holidays a little brighter. Child Advocates is working together with Foster Fairies, Inc. (lead by CASA volunteer Aleksanda Pesalj) on…

  9. Getting to Know Joyce James

    The Undoing Racism Speakers series has been a great success. Please join us to hear Joyce James, our second dynamic speaker, discuss race, racism and how people of all races must come together to change our communities and change the future for all children (for details on this event click here). She has been changing lives…

  10. Part One – Undoing Racism Speaker Series

    Part One – with Berwick Mahdi   Thursday, September 15th 5:30PM-7:30PM Martin University (2171 Avondale Pl, Indianapolis, IN 46218)   Space is limited. Please RSVP to Nikita at Child Advocates.                          

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