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Supporting LGBTQ Students – Back to School 2016

(Aug. 22, 2016) Catherine Read examines the challenges facing LGBTQ students as they prepare to return to school in September. Recent cases regarding transgender bathroom policies in Fairfax County, Gloucester County, Stafford County and Grayson County have left Virginia students and families with a great deal of anxiety. In the first segment, Pat Hynes of…

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American and Muslim – Inside Scoop

(Aug. 15, 2016) Catherine Read speaks with a journalist, physician, educator and lobbyist about what it means to be an American and a Muslim in today’s current political climate. She is joined by media producer Naskah Zada of Middle East with Naskah Zada; Basim Khan, MD, the Executive Director of Neighborhood Health; Atif Qarni an…

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The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia – Karen Branan

(Aug. 2016) I decided to read this book after I saw that the author, Karen Branan, would be at Fall For the Book at George Mason University in September. It is a great follow up to two previous books I recently finished – The Warmth of Other Suns and Just Mercy. The author was born…

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Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread – Fairfax)

(Aug. 8, 2016) Catherine Read welcomes Lisa Whetzel, Executive Director of Britepaths, to discuss the organization’s re-branding. On July 21st, the non-profit known as Our Daily Bread, Inc. – Fairfax for 32 years, announced the organization’s new name. The discussion around rebranding has taken place over the course of the last five years as it…

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Community Schools – Kevin J. Hickerson, FEA President

(Aug. 1, 2016) Catherine Read talks with Kevin J. Hickerson, President of the Fairfax Education Association, on his first day in the role. He will serve a three year term as president, after teaching English/Special Education at Chantilly High School for 13 years. Mr. Hickerson has identified the development of community schools as one of…

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