Catalyst Radio: CASA offering training for advocates of abused, neglected children

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Submitted 01-23-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear about some of the stark realities of children who are wards of the court system, largely due to abuse and...

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Mario Alfaro: Helping youth in Grand Rapids

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Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Helping youth find jobs that will help them later in life is hard. This is why the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has organized a program which helps youth by providing them with meaningful jobs. Mario Alfaro, Youth Advocate and Gang Specialist...

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Ricardo Martinez: Advocating for youth

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Submitted 08-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan's Youth Advocate, Ricardo Martinez, works with Grand Rapids youth ranging from ages 14 to 21. "It is challenging," says Martinez. "I make sure kids get all the help that they need; making...

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