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Help Plant a Pinwheel Garden April 1

Help Plant a Pinwheel Garden April 1

LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council will host its annual “Pinwheels for Prevention” event Monday, April 1, to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month in Livingston County.   Members of the community are invited to help plant a pinwheel garden during a special ceremony that will take place at 12 noon on the front lawn of […]

New Patient Event to Benefit LACASA

New Patient Event to Benefit LACASA

A new chiropractic and wellness center in Howell is having its grand opening this week and donating proceeds to LACASA. The Restored Life Health Center will have a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 26, at 4 p.m. All week new patients will receive an initial consultation for $35 and proceeds from this new patient […]

Cinderella’s Closet Rebrands the Storybook

Cinderella’s Closet Rebrands the Storybook

LACASA’s Cinderella’s Closet is twirling out a new brand identity and redesigning its boutique this season. Cinderella’s Closet is an awareness-building and fundraising event that offers high school girls a chance to shop for gently-used party attire while helping charity and learning how to stay substance free on special celebration nights. The new brand identity […]

Work Skills Receives Family Friendly Award

Work Skills Receives Family Friendly Award

The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce and LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council presented the 2013 Family Friendly Award to Work Skills Corporation recently at the annual State of the Chamber awards luncheon. Work Skills Corporation was honored for its implementation of technology that allows employees to be productive away from the office.  The […]

LACASA Launches 2013 Teen Campaign

LACASA Launches 2013 Teen Campaign

This Isn’t Love When it comes to matters of the heart, some people confuse love with control…and maybe even violence. February is Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month and LACASA is working with area high schools to raise awareness about dating abuse and dating violence.   Our “This Isn’t Love” campaign is designed to help teens understand the […]

Poetic Art Show To Benefit LACASA

Poetic Art Show To Benefit LACASA

Meet the Artist Saturday, March 2, from 6 – 8 p.m. The inspirational work of local artist Lilith Dorr is on exhibit at Brighton’s Art in Bloom Studio now through March 15, 2013, and a portion of the show’s proceeds will benefit LACASA. “Harmonic Rapport: A Celebration of Visual Poetry,” debuts Dorr’s latest series of work. This vibrant collection […]

Call for Local Business Nominations: Family Friendly Award

Call for Local Business Nominations: Family Friendly Award

The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce and LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council are seeking nominations for the 2013 Family Friendly Award. This award was designed to recognize companies that encourage and enable employees to make family the number one priority in their lives. The deadline for award nominations is Wednesday, February 20. “Everyone […]

Judge Appoints Volunteers to Help Vulnerable Children

Judge Appoints Volunteers to Help Vulnerable Children

Congratulations to our six new CASA volunteers who were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children by Judge Miriam Cavanaugh recently. The new LACASA-CASA volunteers are (pictured from left) Colleen Albany, Tammy Metz, Danielle Allen, Judge Cavanaugh, Pamela Flick, Aileen Heck, and Caryn Johnecheck. CASA volunteers safeguard and advocate for abused and neglected […]

Become a LACASA Volunteer and Change a Life

Become a LACASA Volunteer and Change a Life

If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and adults from Livingston County, this is an ideal opportunity for you to contribute your skills and talents. Our 8-session training program (see schedule below) provides in-depth information about how child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault impact our community. You […]

LACASA Staff Insight
LACASA Staff

Why Children Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of child sexual abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]

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