October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Each October we observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Also known as DVAM, the observance evolved from 1981’s “Day of Unity” organized by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and sought…

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October CASA Chronicle

This issue covers the information about Domestic Violence Awareness Month, celebrates our newest CASA supervisor and volunteers, inspires with a moving success story, and much more. We invite you to…

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Meet New CASA Supervisor, Lisa Yue!

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our CASA team – Supervisor Lisa Yue! Lisa brings a wealth of advocacy experience to Fairfax and we are excited that…

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Continuing School Success for Students

Our students, teachers, and parents are officially one month into the school year.   Academic success not only prepares children for further learning and their futures, but also contributes to their…

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Celebrating Kinship Month

September celebrates the importance and commitment of kinship caregivers throughout our community. Kinship care reflects both formal and informal arrangements for a child whose parents are unable or unwilling to…

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrated from September 15th through October 15th since 1988, Hispanic Heritage Month honors the historic and cultural achievements of Hispanic Americans and celebrates their contributions that have influenced the diversity…

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Staff Recommendations – September 2021

September’s staff recommendations are diverse, impactful, and educational. We encourage you to check out our favorite picks this month! Book Pick – Notes on a Silencing by Lacy Crawford This…

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Older Youth Success Stories

We are excited to share success stories highlighting our older youth who have been able to remain supported by the Department of Family Services, thanks to the Fostering Futures Program.…

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Back to School 2021

As the air buzzes with excitement and apprehension regarding back to school, the start of school on the horizon may feel like a journey into the unknown. One thing is…

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