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Volunteer Spotlight :: Diane BrandVolunteer Friday | June 26, 2015

“Help one child.” That is one of the many mantras of Diane Brand. She not only believes, but also consistently lives out this idea in her role as a CASA volunteer advocate. A music teacher for 29 years, Brand was first introduced to CASA as a teacher in California. Each year the school she taught […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Britt EdwardsVolunteer Friday | June 12, 2015

Drive about 15 minutes outside the chaos of Nashville—sitting on a 7-acre campus down a winding road, inside the side door and around the corner, you will find Britt Edwards engineering music. Center Street Recording Studios is not just a place for mixing and mastering music: it is home to one of our CASA volunteers. […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Alvin JohnsonVolunteer Friday | May 29, 2015

“I saw a billboard on Ellington Parkway, and I had seen it several times. I thought I might like to do something like that, but never made the move to see what it was about.” That is how Alvin Johnson first came in contact with CASA. Now with over ten years of experience as a […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Harriett BoglinVolunteer Friday | May 15, 2015

This week we would like to highlight CASA volunteer Harriett Boglin! Originally from Selma, Alabama, Harriett relocated to Nashville nearly 20 years ago and graduated from our training program in November 2014. She had a deep desire to give back to the community and discovered that her means for doing so lied in helping children […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Jamie BrownVolunteer Friday | February 27, 2015

This week’s featured CASA Nashville volunteer is Jamie Brown! Jamie first found out about our work when she moved back to Nashville after living in Delaware. “I saw a Twitter post that volunteers were needed and I was already kind of familiar with the organization, so I looked into getting involved.” Jamie graduated from our […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Spencer CummingsVolunteer Friday | February 13, 2015

This Friday’s Volunteer Spotlight focuses on CASA volunteer Spencer Cummings! Spencer first heard about CASA from a friend who was passionate not only about being a volunteer, but also the organization as a whole. After a lot of encouragement from his friend, Spencer finally decided to do some of his own research about CASA and […]

MythBusters: Unpacking the Volunteer RoleVolunteer Friday | February 6, 2015

. Napoleon was short.  Bulls hate red.  You shouldn’t swim right after you eat.  Vikings wore horned helmets.  Salt helps water boil quicker.   Most of us have grown up hearing these myths – and yes, they are all myths (Napoleon was actually 5’7”, which was above average at that time. Who knew?!) – but […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Jenny MorenoVolunteer Friday | January 30, 2015

This week we are excited to share the story of one of our newest volunteers, Jenny Moreno! Jenny first heard about CASA while she was in law school in North Carolina. There she spent a lot of time working on child and family cases and discovered her passion for family law. After working on a […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Gerald DavisVolunteer Friday | January 16, 2015

It’s a new year, and we’re really excited to continue introducing you to the wonderful people who make our work possible here at CASA! Our first Volunteer Spotlight for 2015 features Gerald Davis, who chatted with us earlier this week about how he initially got involved with CASA and how it has impacted his life. He also […]

Volunteer Spotlight :: Sheena StewardVolunteer Friday | December 12, 2014

It’s Friday, and we’d like you to meet CASA Nashville Volunteer Advocate Sheena Steward! Sheena has been volunteering with CASA Nashville since 2011 and has worked three cases, serving three children. She’s a wonderfully bright and warm young woman with a huge heart for service and a fierce commitment to making the world a better […]

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