Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Austin Police Department Does Q&A at Casa

We were very thankful to have members of ADP come visit Casa Marianella this past week. Sadot Azzua, the Austin Police Department's Liaison for Refugee & Immigrant Outreach, along with Officer Bino Cadenas and Officer Jesse Mendoza, both from our district, came to a combined ESL class on Thursday night for Q&A and they were a hit! We loved hearing their personal stories [...]

By | 2018-04-29T16:45:49+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

We’re Thankful for Spring Support: Fundraisers, Volunteering & More

April was a great month for fundraisers, volunteering, and general love for Casa Marianella and our sister houses! Here is just a few of the organizations and people we would like to spotlight this month. José Maldonado José Maldonado caught our attention on Instagram - he is an avid crocheter who took on a wonderful project - [...]

By | 2018-04-27T13:27:14+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Casa Residents Attend UT Youth Play

We had a blast at This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, & This Girl Does Nothing, a production of the Performance as Public Practice Student Alliance in collaboration with graduate students in the Drama & Theatre for Youth & Communities (DTYC) MFA program at UT Austin. The actors are on the back row are Lina Chambers &  Kriston Woodreaux. In [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:37:07+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Spring ESL Show and Tell Night!

March 27, 2018 Another epic Show and Tell Night for the books! The musical numbers were exceptional and I was so captivated by the many gripping and memorable stories told by our dear residents. I was especially moved by Jon’s story. Jon is so dedicated to serving Casa. He has been involved for over 30 [...]

By | 2018-04-19T08:27:32+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Events, Resident Stories|0 Comments