UNDERSTANDING YOUR PAST TO FIND YOUR FUTURE

by Donna McBride, Program Administrator/PIO and Supervisor for the CASA Unit, Pinal County Juvenile Court, Casa Grande City Councilwoman Cesar Chavez was a man who brought honor to farm workers across the world. His name can be found on street signs, school buildings and even parks. So how did this man, years after his death, bring … Read More…

PUT PREVENTION ON YOUR TO-DO LIST

by Stephanie Collier, Project Coordinator, ACPP I, Casa Grande Alliance The older your child gets, the more he or she will start to act on their own beliefs and opinions. This is a natural part of growing up, and is necessary for them to become thriving independent adults. Likewise, the conversations between an adult and … Read More…

TIF’S 10 TIPS TO SPRING INTO BETTER HEALTH

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie, Certified Physical Trainer, CPT, WicketFiTT I don’t know about all of you, but I love the warmer weather. Bring on that Vitamin D ! In preparation for the new season, here are some ideas to help you spring into better health. Some suggestions are small, while some are bigger, but I’d encourage … Read More…

STUDENTS BUILD THEIR FUTURES AND ENRICH THE COMMUNITY

by Mike Glover, Superintendent, CAVIT Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology (CAVIT) provides career and technical training to students in grades 11-12 from 12 area high schools. The training is held on our central campus, located in Coolidge. CAVIT created student-run wellness clinics, as teachers were looking for an educational avenue for all students to … Read More…

BEING THE VOICE FOR A CHILD

by Donna McBride, Program Administrator/PIO and Supervisor for the CASA Unit, Pinal County Juvenile Court, Casa Grande City Councilwoman Across the nation, Americans celebrated Black History Month in February. And CASA of Pinal County recognizes the positive difference that our advocates of color have made to children in the foster care system. Sisters Bridgette Gibson … Read More…

PINAL COUNTY ADOPTION DAY CELEBRATES FOREVER HOMES

by Donna McBride, Program Administrator/PIO and Supervisor for the CASA Unit, Pinal County Juvenile Court, Casa Grande City Councilwoman Courts across the country celebrate National Adoption Month each November. Thanks to CASA of Pinal County and a host of other agencies, 69 children were adopted into forever homes on Nov. 18 at the Superior Courthouse … Read More…