Raising Awareness for Vulnerable Children

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CASA Library: Resilience Movie List

By Kristin Blalock | August 28, 2022

Not everyone loves to read… so we wanted to end our summer library recommendations with a video library. See a full list of movie recommendations from Greater Richmond SCAN‘s Resilience Week resources. One of the major benefits of watching a film is that you can actively watch it with others. As you watch, it’s an…

CASA staff holding What Happened To You by Bruce D Perry

CASA Library: What Happened To You?

By Kristin Blalock | August 19, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and so do our amazing volunteer advocates! Our volunteers read MANY books as part of their continuing education. They often take the time to tell us about their favorites and how they connect to our work as child advocates. Below is a “book report” from Richard Davis,…

CASA staff holding What I Carry by Jennifer Longo

CASA Library: What I Carry

By Marie Gordon | August 10, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis What I Carry by Jennifer Longo is a…

CASA staff holding The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

CASA Library: The Vanishing Half

By Nicole Howell | August 2, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical.…

CASA staff holding Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

CASA Pick: Yellow Wife

By Trish Stewart | July 26, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis Yellow Wife begins on a plantation in Charles…

CASA staff holding The Lanaguage of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

CASA Library: The Language of Flowers

By Lorrie Moore | July 21, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis The Victorian language of flowers was used to…

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CASA Library: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

By Rebecca Kalman-WInston | July 15, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he…

Kristin holding Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

CASA Library: Behind Closed Doors

By Kristin Blalock | July 7, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace…

Jeannine holding Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown

CASA Library: Atlas of the Heart

By Jeannine Panzera | June 29, 2022

Our team at Henrico CASA loves to read… and there’s no better time to read than the summer! In upcoming weeks we’ll be highlighting some of our recent favorites in the hopes that you will enjoy the themes and connections to our work as child advocates. Synopsis If we want to find the way back…

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CASA Builds Resilience

By Kristin Blalock | June 24, 2022

Our vision at Henrico CASA is for children to live in safe and stable homes. Really, we wish for more than just that baseline for each child. We want them to have the opportunity to thrive – to develop, to flourish, and to succeed. In this month’s blog posts we are taking a look at…