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Focus on Families: a Community Conversation
Piper Kerman

BESTSELLING AUTHOR • MEMOIRIST • SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE

Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

The effect of going to prison can be devastating on families. Join us as Ms. Kerman speaks about the state of criminal justice in America, and how it effects the growing number of incarcerated women and their children.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1ST, 2017
4:00PM
FOX THEATRE TUCSON

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Program Spotlight: Parents as Teachers

Working with families in their home is such a simple concept, but has such a wonderful impact! Parents are truly their child’s first teachers. Kids who benefit from this program start school ready to learn!

Casa de los Niños Needs Your Help

Casa de los Niños needs your help to reach our long-term goal of providing high-quality, integrated care to the families of Southern Arizona. We are building a new Family Center on our campus at 4th Ave. and Speedway to meet the growing needs of our community.

Invest in the health of our community – now and for generations to come by contacting Lisa Webster, our Director of Development and Community Relations, at 520-624-5600 or lisa@casadelosninos.org.

Casa de los Niños: a History

Hover over each date in the timeline to see the photos.

1973
Sr. Kathleen Clark opens Casa de los Niños, the first crisis shelter in the nation designed specifically for infants.
1978
Recognizing the need for a shelter for older children, a new 18-bed shelter is opened for children ages 4-11.
1987
Sr. Kathleen Clark retires as Executive Director and Jeanne Landdeck-Sisco begins her 17 year tenure as Executive Director.
1989
Angel Charity for Children provides a gift of $823,144 to help fund the construction of a new shelter for infants and children under the age of 5.
1998
The O'Rielly Family Foundation, after years of generous support, provides a gift to renovate the shelter for school-age children- now known simply as "O'Rielly".
2004
Jeanne Landdeck-Sisco retires and Susie Huhn, MA, becomes the 3 rd CEO.
2014
Our new Family Center designs are complete and a $12M capital campaign is launched.
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2016
Groundbreaking for The Cole & Jeannie Davis Family Center is set for October 7!