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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 […]

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 […]

DMV Faith and Civic Organizations Hold Rally And Vigil in coordination with Lights for Liberty Nationwide Vigil

July 10, 2019

PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, CASA, lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624 Inaru Melendez, CPD, imelendez@populardemocracy.org, 413-331-9530   DMV Faith and Civic Organizations Hold Rally And Vigil in coordination with Lights for Liberty Nationwide Vigil Washington, DC – On Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. in Lafayette Park, DC-area […]

Supreme Court Stops Trump from Weaponizing the 2020 Census

June 27, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 27, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, (240) 706-2624 Diana Castaneda, dcastaneda@wearecasa.org, (240) 515-5561 Supreme Court Stops Trump from Weaponizing the 2020 Census Washington, DC – Today, the Supreme Court ruled to block the citizenship question from being included in the 2020 Census, but we must continue fighting […]

CASA Executive Director, Gustavo Torres issued the following statement Congratulating the House and Senate for Passing FF$15

March 21, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizette Olmos, lolmos@wearecasa.org, 240-706-2624   Ingrid Zelaya, izelaya@wearecasa.org, 240-505-1062 CASA Executive Director, Gustavo Torres issued the following statement Congratulating the House and Senate for Passing FF$15 “We thank the leadership of the Maryland House of Delegates and the Senate in passing FF$15 which will […]

CASA COMMENDS FAIRFAX BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS FOR SUPPORTING FIRST STEP TO EXPAND LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR IMMIGRANTS IN DEPORTATION

January 28, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 Contact: Lizette Olmos, CASA; (240) 706-2624 mobile CASA COMMENDS FAIRFAX BOARD OF COUNTY SUPERVISORS FOR SUPPORTING FIRST STEP TO EXPAND LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR IMMIGRANTS IN DEPORTATION Led by Supervisors McKay and Foust, Board Sets the Stage to Potentially Fund Program in April FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA–CASA commends the Fairfax […]

CASA’s Puerto Rico Project in South Central Pennsylvania Brings in Large Numbers of Latinos to Vote in the Mid-term elections

December 7, 2018

              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2018 Press contacts: Lizette Olmos lolmos@weareacasa.org (240) 706-2624 mobile   Hyattsville, MD – CASA and CASA in Action relied on door to door contact as well as a team of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria to help turn out voters during the […]

CASA Receives $1M Grant to Bolster Programs for Immigrant and Working Communities

December 4, 2018

 CASA is an Advocacy, Organizing and Services Organization That Serves Immigrant and Working People  With $1M in Funding from The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CASA Will Launch a Training Institute to Share its Model and Expand its Reach to Improve Quality of Life and Build Power in More Communities Across the U.S. Langley […]

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