CASA Library: What Happened To You?

CASA staff holding What Happened To You by Bruce D Perry

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,…

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CASA Library: What I Carry

CASA staff holding What I Carry by Jennifer Longo

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…

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CASA Library: The Vanishing Half

CASA staff holding The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

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.…

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CASA Pick: Yellow Wife

CASA staff holding Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

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…

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CASA Library: The Language of Flowers

CASA staff holding The Lanaguage of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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

CASA staff holding Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

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…

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CASA Library: Behind Closed Doors

Kristin holding Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

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…

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CASA Library: Atlas of the Heart

Jeannine holding Atlas of the Heart by Brene Brown

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 Volunteers Give Children a Voice

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As humans, we all have a voice but we may not feel empowered to use it, especially in a way that influences. To fully “have a voice” you must embrace your thoughts and experiences in order to communicate them effectively. Your words hold weight. Your point of view is important and plays a role in…

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Recommended Reads for CASA Volunteers

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As we enter this month of Thanksgiving, our team at Henrico CASA would like to share a few of the things for which we are grateful. The first, of which, is resilience. In our roles working with vulnerable children, we sometimes see darkness, but we also see light. Similarly, where we see trauma, we often…

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