Executive Director Noah benShea Keynote at Annual CASA Conference
Our Executive Director Noah benShea has been asked to be the Keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Indiana GAL/CASA State Conference being held at the Indianapolis Wyndham West on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
The daylong event will cover several topics, including advocacy for foster children with special needs, education and training vouchers for older youth, and post-traumatic stress syndrome.
The Indiana State Office of GAL/CASA is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at this year’s conference will be one of North America’s most respected and popular poet-philosophers, Mr. Noah benShea! He is also a scholar, theologian, long range thinker, executive advisor, speaker, and International best-selling author. By the age of 23, he was an Assistant Dean of Students at UCLA, and by age 30, a consulting fellow to a number of esteemed think tanks including The Center for the Humanities at USC and The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara. Noah is the International Best-Selling author of 23 books, which have been translated into a eighteen languages. Sometimes referred to as the “Guru’s Guru” and a “Zen Mark Twain,” “An Evening With Noah benShea” was broadcast over national PBS in 150 cities, and Noah has been widely interviewed on radio, television, and in print across North America. He has also had a daily “thought” featured on a regional ABC affiliate and a weekly radio talk show. Noah has a heart and passion for the work of CASA volunteers and for foster children as well. As Executive Director of The Justice Project, he has initiated a project called, “A Book of My Own” which is placing books in the hands of foster children across the country.