Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Posada Esperanza Resident Spotlight: Elbia

The following story was beautifully written by our very own talented Posada staff member, Clare Deck. --- One of the first interactions I had with Elbia was while she was doing a video call with two of her kids. She is from Concepción Chiquirichapa, Guatemala, where her daughter, 12, and two sons, 9 and 4, live. During [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:14+00:00September 26th, 2016|Resident Stories|1 Comment

Casa ESL Teacher Selected for Emerge Program

We are proud to announce that Amy Knop-Narbutis, a 6-year Casa ESL teacher, has been selected for Leadership Austin's Emerge program! This inspiring program provides leadership training and collaboration opportunities for emerging community leaders in Greater Austin. In 1979 Leadership Austin was founded—by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce (GACC)—with the mission of providing leadership [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15+00:00September 19th, 2016|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Hundreds Gather in Austin to Honor 1966 Farmworkers

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Sunday to commemorate the 1966 Farmworkers’ march from Starr County to Austin – a 491-mile trek that effectively won the first statewide minimum wage and launched the Chicano movement in Texas. Demonstrators gathered at St. Edward’s University before marching down South Congress Ave. to the Capitol, information pills where they heard [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15+00:00September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

August Convivio 2016- A Celebration!

Are you happy the summer heat is subsiding a bit? We sure are! The Casa community had a wonderful time this past Sunday celebrating life, family, love, and hope at Convivio. We are so incredibly thankful for everyone's continuous support throughout Casa's history, and we look forward to many more wonderful Convivio celebrations to come. [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:15+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Events|0 Comments