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“It was an eye-opener…we played cards, talked, and I could tell he was skeptical I would ever come back,” Tony said. “Each time I did, he opened up more, became more comfortable, and we had more smiles. There is something about constancy and sticking with things--that’s more than half the battle.”
“CASA has put me in a world I did not previously know much about, the foster care and legal systems world.”
“My work with CASA has caused me to slow down and look at things from more perspectives than I previously knew existed,” Lenor said. “I have found that problems are solved not by premature judgements, but rather through patience and flexibility.”
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
By the time you finish reading this, more than 30 cases of child abuse will be reported to authorities nationwide. By the end of today, that number will swell past 9,000. Four of those children will die at the hands of their abuser. All in a single day.
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