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CASA Statement Re:Flores Protections

January 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 CONTACT: Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, (240) 515-5561 Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, (240) 706-2624 Hyattsville, MD (Wednesday, August 21, 2019) – CASA released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s move to undermine Flores Protections for vulnerable immigrant children being held in detention centers and to allow indefinite detention of immigrant families […]

Activists to Rally in Maryland for State Action on Immigrant Rights

January 24, 2020

PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 24, 2020  Press contact: Lizette Olmos lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624 Mynellies Negron mynellies@communicationsshop.us, (703) 585-6727   ACTIVISTS TO RALLY IN MARYLAND FOR STATE ACTION ON IMMIGRANT RIGHTS  What: Noche del Inmigrante – Immigrant Lobby Night and Rally: A night to raise the voices of immigrants who are resisting the racist […]

CASA Launches “People are Power” Program

January 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624 CASA Launches “People are Power” Program Supports Changing Democracy through Engagement of People of Color in Critical States  Hyattsville, MD – Today, CASA announces a partnership with six organizations: Action NC, the Jolt Initiative, Michigan United, MOSES, NAKASEC, and Voces de La Frontera […]

Prince George’s County Unanimously Passes Community Inclusiveness Bill

December 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, (240) 706-2624 Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, (240) 515-5561 Prince George’s County Unanimously Passes Community Inclusiveness Bill Activists Applaud Bill that Protects Immigrant Families and Promotes Trust Prince George’s County, MD – Today, the Prince George’s County Community Inclusiveness bill passed the County Council by a vote of 11 to 0. […]

New Report Supports Critical Need to Improve Housing Quality in Prince George’s County  

October 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624 Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, (240) 515-5561 New Report Supports Critical Need to Improve Housing Quality in Prince George’s County  Prince George’s County, MD – On Wednesday, CASA and the University of Maryland released a report “Housing Matters: Ensuring Quality, Safe, and Healthy Housing in […]

Meet Coach Fofo

October 19, 2019

  En Español Agbegnigan Amouzou, known as Coach Fofo, is a much beloved pillar of the community in the Maryland suburbs outside Washington, D.C. Through his Elite Soccer Youth Development Academy for students aged 5-19, Coach Fofo has improved the lives of hundreds of young people in our area, many of whom come from low-income […]

Our Families Have Lost a Hero CASA Reflects on Passing of Congressman Cummings

October 17, 2019

Waking to the news today of the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings, CASA staff and members mourned reflecting on the passing of an American hero; a man that gave them hope at a time when their very humanity is questioned by national leaders.

CASA Applauds Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh for Challenging Trump’s Proposed New Rule

August 15, 2019

    Hyattsville, MD ― Today, Gustavo Torres, the Executive Director of CASA released the following statement in response to Herring and Frosh’s actions of filing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s new rule change:   “We applaud both Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring and Maryland Attorney Brian Frosh for their leadership in filing a […]

CASA Supports Tonya D. Chapman for Chief of Police. Urges Council to Support a Change Agent for Montgomery County

August 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, (240) 706-2624 Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, (240) 515-5561 CASA Supports Tonya D. Chapman for Chief of Police Urges Council to Support a Change Agent for Montgomery County Montgomery, MD – CASA is pleased to announce its support for Tonya D. Chapman for Montgomery County Chief of Police. “As the […]

OJO Migra/ ICE Watch

July 19, 2019

¿Necesitas reportar  actividad de la Migra en tu vecindario o lugar de trabajo? Llama al 1-855-678-CASA   (1-855-678-2272) Ház clic aquí para obtener más información sobre tus derechos o descargue nuestro folleto de KYR versión en inglés / versión en español Do you need to report ICE activity in your neighborhood or workplace? Call 1-855-678-CASA   (1-855-678-2272) […]

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