Through a program sponsored by the East Central Indiana CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Barada and its employees were able to experience a little extra “Christmas giving” joy this past Christmas. East Central Indiana CASA, the motto of which states “Every child has the right to a safe, permanent home,” is a non-profit organization affiliated with and certified by the State of Indiana.
East Central Indiana CASA recruits, trains and supports CASA volunteers as advocates that engage with abused or neglected children and determine their needs and best interests. CASA volunteers communicate this information to the courts so that children’s voices can be heard. CASA advocates are a vital link between children and judges to ensure children do not become “lost” in the system and can be returned home or placed in a safe and permanent home as quickly as possible.