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Over 60 Organizations Across State Call on Maryland Legislators to Commit Support for Specific Meaningful Police Reforms 

July 16, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020     ANNAPOLIS, MD – A large, diverse coalition of over 60 groups from across the state are calling on Maryland legislators to support strong, renewed demands for police reform and accountability. Over […]

CASA’s Statement Regarding Disproportionate Increase of COVID-19 Infections Among Latino Residents of Montgomery County 

July 16, 2020

In response to the disproportionate increase of Latino residents of Montgomery County who have tested positive for COVID-19, CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres issued the following statement. “The COVID-19 crisis has disproportionately impacted Montgomery County’s Latinx families, especially those who […]

CASA on Governor Hogan’s Housing Announcement: ‘Get Ready for Mass Evictions’

June 26, 2020

“This is nothing in comparison to the estimated minimum of $150M needed to bring delinquent units current on their rent payments,” said CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres. “Undocumented immigrants get nothing.”

CASA Statement after Prince George Police Chief Resignation After Systemic Racism

June 19, 2020

“The resignation is the first step toward a more equitable Maryland that serves, not harms, Black and brown community members.”

CASA Applauds Prince William County’s Decision to End Its 287(g) Program, Protect Immigrant Families, and Promote Community Trust

June 23, 2020

Prince William County, VA – CASA celebrates the Prince William-Manassas Regional Jail Board and the community leaders who fought for years, for ending Prince William County’s 287(g) program, which deputized local law enforcement officers to act as ICE agents. No board […]

CASA Statement on President Trump’s Police Department Executive Order

June 23, 2020

Hyattsville, MD ― Today, Alonzo Washington, Director of Policy and Community Development of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest immigrant advocacy group CASA, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order after Black men were killed in police brutality incidents. “While […]

CASA Opposes Governor Northam’s Plan to Reopen Virginia on Friday

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 infections are on the rise and immigrant families are more unprotected than ever   May 14, 2020, VA – In response to Governor Ralph Northam’s directive to reopen the state’s economy starting Friday, May 15, CASA Virginia Director, Luis Aguilar […]

Outrage sur le meurtre incessant de la police

June 16, 2020

“La famille CASA exprime sa plus profonde sympathie et sa solidarité avec les familles de George Floyd, Breonna Taylor et les communautés de Minneapolis, Louisville et de tout le pays qui continuent à témoigner sans cesse de la dévalorisation de la vie des Noirs par une police raciste alimentée par un système qui ne rend pas de comptes.”

Indignación ante el implacable asesinato perpetrado por la policía

June 8, 2020

“La familia de CASA expresa nuestro más profundo apoyo y se solidariza con las familias de George Floyd, Breonna Taylor y las comunidades de Minneapolis, Louisville y de todo el país que continúan dando testimonio del menosprecio hacia las vidas de los afroamericanos expresado por la vigilancia policial racista que ha sido alimentada por un sistema que carece de responsabilidad.”

Outrage over Unrelenting Murder by Police

June 3, 2020

“The CASA family expresses our deepest sympathy and stands in solidarity with the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and communities in Minneapolis, Louisville, and nationwide who continue to bear unceasing witness to the devaluing of Black lives by racist policing fueled by a system lacking accountability.”

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