Posted on Friday, Jan 14, 2022 by Felipe Aguilar

Felipe Aguilar talked with Ashley Tejerina, Trainer/Recruiter with Great Plains Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA serves Deaf Smith County by advocating for the safety and well-being of children who find themselves in the care of Child Protection Services due to abuse, neglect, and other traumatic circumstances. Tejerina describes the role of a CASA Advocate Volunteer, the training they undergo in preparation to becoming a CASA Advocate, and the time commitment required as a CASA volunteer. Tejerina also talks about the positive impact that CASA has had in the lives of children that they serve.

Original Airdate: KRLH

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Felipe joined EMF in 2003 and covers Central and West Texas, New Mexico, SW Colorado, South Florida, and San Juan, PR, including major markets San Antonio and Miami.

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