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Justice Project Partners with County Leaders to Help Foster Youth Obtain Library Cards

We are THRILLED to announce we have partnered with the Santa Barbara County Libraries, Santa Barbara County Supervisor Janet Wolf, Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services and Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County to help foster youth obtain library cards. What started as a conversation with our Jordan benShea and Kim Davis (CASA of Santa Barbara County) Executive Director, about a young boy whose sole wish for summer…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Justice at the Rotary

Justice at the Rotary

Our Executive Director Noah benShea recently stopped by the Carpinteria Rotary Club to give a talk on The Justice Project and the powerful experiences we are having working with foster kids. Check out some of the press coverage below:

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA Giving

CASA Giving

There are many people for which this holiday season will be full of family, fireplaces, warm hugs and overflow of gifts. But many are not so fortunate. When we started to think of how we could make a difference this holiday season our minds turned to the kids at CASA, where many kids are being shuttled from place to place with no real house to call home.   So this…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | CASA = Caring

CASA = Caring

This past weekend I travelled to Indianapolis, Indiana to give the keynote address to a statewide meeting of 600 CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers. The title of my talk was: “Of All The Things You Can Make In Life, Remember You Make A Difference.” I was well prepared for my presentation, but I was not prepared for the no frills, no nonsense, not just another charity luncheon difference the…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | Executive Director Noah benShea Keynote at Annual CASA Conference

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…

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THE JUSTICE PROJECT | Blog | A Book of My Own with CASA Indianapolis

A Book of My Own with CASA Indianapolis

As we expand on our A Book of My Own just cause, what brings us the most joy is being able to both share our appreciation for reading while making a child feel special. On February 12th, The Justice Project in collaboration with the Herbert Simon Family Foundation presented Child Advocates of Indianapolis 300 books to Marion County foster children.  These books were handed out with the intention that this gift will serve…

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