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November 1, 2021Meet Vesna
Vesna is one of CASA’s advocates who works specifically with our youth and youth services team! Her tenacity, dedication, and excellence are contagious, and she was voted one of CASA’s employees of the quarter.
Q. How long have you worked with CASA?
A. I’ve worked with CASA for little over 3 years.
Q. What is your favorite part about working here?
A. I enjoy interacting with the survivors and the children and knowing that I made a positive impact on somebody.
Q. What is your favorite part about your role in particular?
A. Knowing that the programs that I oversee make survivors’ days easier and more comfortable. Also, making sure survivors with children know that there is a safe place for their children to come and spend time at our youth center.
Q. What is something you have learned about domestic violence since you started working here?
A. Since I’ve been in the field I’ve known that domestic violence affects all spheres of society. However, since I’ve been with CASA, I’ve learned that the number of men affected by domestic violence is much bigger than I previously thought.
Q. What is something the community should know about domestic violence?
A. Having a willingness to learn is good, just taking time to learn the basics about domestic violence can be helpful and make our community safer!
Q. How do you hope to continue learning during your time at CASA?
A. I hope to continue to learn about this role and the community, grow and take on the new challenges.
Thank you, Vesna, for all your hard work at CASA. Your dedication to this community and to survivors is inspiring!
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