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Casino Night: 2019 Survivor Speaker *Trigger Warning*

by Northwest CASA

Last night at Casino Night 2019, our Community Support Activist, Rebecca Plascencia, welcomed guests per usual to Northwest CASA’s 13th annual night out. For the first time, she publicly shared a poem written by herself shortly after her own sexual assault. See below for her entire speech including the powerful poem: Good Evening! And welcome to […]

Kindergarten Could Be Too Late

by Northwest CASA

*Trigger Warning* Did you know? Northwest CASA educates over 26,000 students during the average school year.  Our Prevention Educator, Jessica, says that right now about half of her schedule is the Kindergarten & Elementary age and half of her schedule is High School. While out in the community – she is sometimes posed the question […]

May 2018 Counseling Evaluations are In!

by Northwest CASA

“People need to know how their job contributes” – W. Edwards Deming Here at Northwest CASA, offering free yet innovative services is what helps us stand out! And we are committed to making sure our services continue to make a positive impact on the clients that we serve which is why we ask our clients […]

City Views, Discounts, & Donations!

by Northwest CASA

Do you have a helicopter ride on your bucket list? Could it or should it be added? Now is your chance to fly at a discount and give back to Northwest CASA all at once. We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Chicago Helicopter Experience. From now until June 30, 2018 – […]

Call to Action: This is more than unpaid lotto tickets!

by Northwest CASA

Alert! Alert! Alert! – We need your help now! As you may know, the House did not pass Senate Bill 2046, which includes funds for domestic violence, sexual assault services, and many more social services across our state. Prior to the House considering SB 2046, Governor Rauner had announced he would veto the bill. We […]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

by Northwest CASA

Since April of every year is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we felt it would be appropriate to post some statistics regarding sexual assault to help raise awareness of these staggering numbers. The following statistics were published by the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault in By the Numbers: Sexual Violence Statistics. Sexual assault is […]