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CASA Furious at Lack of Detainee Protection as Confirmed COVID-19 Case at York County Prison Announced

April 4, 2020

April 4, 2020 YORK, PA. – CASA Pennsylvania Director Thais Carrero issued the following statement after news reports announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 at York County Prison this afternoon. This statement is made the same day as immigrant rights organization CASA and allies protested the lack of protections in a car parade right […]

CASA and Allies Demand York County Protect Immigrants, Workers, and Detainees Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 3, 2020 CONTACT: Susana Flores susana@communicationsshop.us (915) 525-2434 CASA Members Among Group of Plaintiffs Demanding Continuation of DACA Program Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic YORK, PA – Immigrant and workers’ rights champion CASA and six organizations sent a letter urging the York County government to adopt key protections for vulnerable populations in […]

CASA Members Among Group of Plaintiffs Demanding Continuation of DACA Program Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

March 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, March 27, 2020 CONTACT: Susana Flores susana@communicationsshop.us (915) 525-2434 Daniela Rambal daniela@communicationsshop.us (202) 945-8320 CASA Members Among Group of Plaintiffs Demanding Continuation of DACA Program Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic WASHINGTON – In light of the unprecedented Coronavirus epidemic sweeping the nation, CASA and its allies within the Home is Here coalition, are […]

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.

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