Will you be the voice for a child in foster care?
"Serving as an Educational Rights Holder has turned out to be some of the most rewarding work I've done in my life. It is so satisfying to see the difference that even just a few hours a month can make in a child's life, whether you are advocating for tutoring, drafting behavior goals, or reading stories together. The kids with CASA/ERHs are some of the most vulnerable kids in the system, and I've learned so much about all the little things that can fall through the cracks. I've taken tremendous pride in my youth’s accomplishments both inside and outside the classroom. Working with my little dude has brought so much joy into my life, affirmed my convictions about the power of education, and renewed my sense of purpose."
- Tristen, Current SFCASA Educational Rights Holder
An Educational Rights Holder through SFCASA is an advocate for a young person in foster care. In a life full of uncertainty and endless change, accessing education successfully can sometimes be challenging, but you can be one consistent and caring adult supporting the educational journey of a young person. Becoming an Educational Rights Holder for a foster youth is likely to be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, full of surprises, challenges, and self-discovery.
Spring Training begins on Tuesday, May 1st. Trainees meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-9pm for five consecutive weeks and will be sworn-in on June 5th. Seating is limited.
You must be 21 or older to apply.
Are you ready to become an Educational Rights Holder?
Join us for an Information Session, and take the first step!
Info sessions are offered on-site or at the SFCASA Offices, located at 2535 Mission Street, SF.