June 2024 Staff Recommendations

My Grandmother’s Hands: Radicalized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies  Recommended by Lindsay, this book shines a light on the impact of psychological trauma on the…

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May 2024 Staff Recommendations

A Former Foster Care Youth and Advocate On Learning To Be the Mother She Didn’t Have  Charell Star is the current executive director at Muse by Clio and a board…

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Staff Recommendations

This is Your Brain on Anxiety; What Happens and What Helps Dr. Faith Harper describes the reality of living with anxiety and debunks myths that have become popular misconceptions. In…

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January CASA Chronicle

Fairfax CASA celebrates 25 years of operations this year! Read on to learn more about the upcoming year, our amazing volunteers, and the successes of the last 35 years.

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December 2023 Staff Recommendations

Book Pick: Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing In his memoir, actor Matthew Perry reflects on the difficult period after a health scare. He contemplates his childhood, his claim…

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June Staff Recommendations

Our staff recommendations for June continue to focus on uplifting the voices of youth in foster care. Because of their life experiences, these youth are truly experts in the child…

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May Staff Recommendations

In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month, our staff picks highlight the topic and take a deeper dive into important narratives told by foster youth themselves. This month’s picks include…

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March Staff Recommendations

Our picks this month are diverse and shine a light on lesser told stories in the child welfare system and those experiencing poverty. The recommendations include a widely anticipated book,…

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January CASA Chronicle

Happy New Year from Fairfax CASA! In 2022, we look forward to continuing our advocacy for the abused and neglected children we serve and keeping kindness a priority in our…

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Staff Recommendations – December 2021

This month’s picks include a TV series that echoes back to one of our August recommendations, a gripping documentary used recently in one of our CASA continuing education sessions, and…

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