Court Appointed Special Advocates
An army of volunteers is using Facetime, Zoom to protect Colorado foster kids during coronavirus
Calls to the child abuse hotline are down during the pandemic and fewer eyes are on kids. One advocate tried to determine via video conference whether a little girl’s bruises were from falling off her bike.
Colorado has a big shortage of volunteers to speak up for foster kids in court
That gap has sparked Colorado court appointed special advocates to make a plea for more volunteers -- they want 2,020 new ones in 2020