Apr 02 2018
From Dr. Seuss to A Wrinkle in Time, everyone remembers their favorite books from childhood and the lessons they learned from them. On this year’s International Children’s Book Day, we’ve compiled a list of our staff’s favorite reads from when they were little.
Audrey Sherman recommends Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel. "The Frog and Toad books are short stories that chronicle the adventures of two best friends, Frog and Toad. Frog and Toad have a variety of different adventures together, and the stories range from humorous to very poignant." Read More
Mar 21 2018
When thinking about becoming a CASA volunteer, you might take a look at the child welfare system you’ll be working in and maybe want to take a step back. Some kids have been physically abused, some families are dealing with domestic violence or substance abuse, a parent may be in jail…you may wonder if this volunteer opportunity is safe.
You’re not alone. We get this question a lot. Read More
Mar 15 2018
Family has always meant a great deal to CASA volunteer Krissy Osborne, especially after moving to Austin as a young adult. Krissy and her two older sisters, who were often mistaken for triplets as children, find reasons to spend time together in their hometown of Houston every chance they can. “As the family continues to grow through marriages and births, we always have something to celebrate and it’s easy to find the time to spend together,” says Krissy. Read More
Mar 04 2018
With this year's Oscars behind us, we’ve taken a look at the themes of some of the movies nominated for awards (and a few we wish were nominated) and how they’re relevant to the work we do at CASA. The films released over the past year cover topics including trauma, foster care, diversity, culture, confronting our own biases and more. Here are some of our staff-recommended films of the year: Read More
October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014