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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

PlainsWest CASA Reports Program Growth


February 5, 2020

In 1977, a Seattle juvenile court judge developed the concept of citizen volunteers who are directed to meet with, speak for juveniles who are in the court system.

The program developed into Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

In Nebraska, CASA programs operate in compliance with the Nebraska Court Appointed Special Advocate Act.

In Cheyenne, Kimball and Deuel Counties, volunteers are appointed through PlainsWest CASA.

PlainsWest CASA Executive Director Krista Bruns met with the Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday, updating the board on activities within the program.

Bruns said sh...

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