ProKids Court Appointed Special Advocates, known as CASA Volunteers, who recently completed their training, joined the ranks at the recent Friends of Children Breakfast. Sworn in by Hamilton County Juvenile Court Administrative Judge John Williams, the CASA Volunteers accepted the challenge to speak up for the abused and neglected children to whom they are assigned.
ProKids Executive Director Tracy Cook and volunteer ProKids attorney Tom Cuni, who is also a former board member and board president, recently received honors from the community. Tracy was given Insuring the Children’s Jerry Clark Humanitarian Award for her outstanding contributions in helping children be safe. The organization noted that recipients: dedicate their
Attorney Bob McMahon will serve through March 2021 as the president of the ProKids Board of Trustees. In its March meeting, the board approved the following officers to serve two-year terms: JoAnn Hagopian, Vice President Wynndel Watts, Secretary Steve Moser, Treasurer John Hands, who served as president for the last two years, moved to the
The Cincinnati Enquirer posted this article and this video on March 6, focusing on the trauma of county caseworkers. The Cincinnati Enquirer published the below op-ed in its publication on March 14. ProKids Executive Director Tracy Cook had this reflection: Anyone who has been alongside someone who is suffering knows too well how deeply we can feel
“Instant Family” not only depicts foster care and the complications of the child protection system, but it asks the audience to visit www.instantfamily.org to find out ways to help, including being a CASA Volunteer. While there is no CASA Volunteer in the lives of the kids depicted, it’s a great movie to share with someone you want