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Inti Raymi Fund Raises 25k for Casa Marianella

We're incredibly grateful for our friends at the Inti Raymi Fund, for generously raising and donating $25,000 for Casa Marianella. We spoke with Anas Talalqa, Human Rights Advisor at the Inti Raymi Fund, to find out more about their mission and how they came to find out about Casa. Please tell us a little about the Inti [...]

By |2019-01-24T17:09:52+00:00January 24th, 2019|In the News|0 Comments

Lament for Syria – Amineh Abou Kerech

2019 is around the corner. As we celebrate another year, we'd like to look back on a poem written by the very talented, prize winning Amineh Abou Kerech, who wrote 'Lament for Syria' at the age of 13, after being forced to flee her homeland. This poem reminds us that life is never promised, never [...]

By |2018-12-21T07:08:04+00:00December 21st, 2018|In the News|1 Comment

5 Interesting Books by Immigrants

Happy Saturday, Casa Family! Now might be the perfect weekend to snuggle up with a book. We wanted to share with you 5 interesting books detailing the immigrant experience. As a whole, the immigrant experience is deeply personal and the stories shared by immigrants are incredibly unique - but can also fundamentally be similar when [...]

By |2018-11-10T10:50:06+00:00November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MIGRANT Event at Casa Brings Community Together

We had an incredible time at MIGRANT, a multi-media event that deals with the human migration theme and pays homage to the cultural richness that immigrants have brought to the United States. What a beautiful, peaceful night! What is MIGRANT about? 'MIGRANT’s main focus is to bring about a better understanding and a clearer perception [...]

By |2018-10-09T16:01:15+00:00October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Casa Marianella Receives $135,000 Grant by Episcopal Health Foundation

Ten years ago, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health Charities awarded Casa Marianella its very first grant to provide medical case management, medical care, medical equipment, transportation and housing for 50 sick and injured homeless immigrants living in our shelter as well as health education classes for Casa Marianella residents and members of the immigrant community at-large. [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:15:28+00:00June 19th, 2018|In the News|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+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Events|0 Comments

New Casa/Posada Staff Take a Trip to the Border

After fleeing violence and persecution in their home country, thousands of refugees find themselves detained in immigration centers. Due to an array of challenges—including treacherous journeys, language barriers, lack of access to legal services, limited financial resources, and ongoing trauma and health issues—most folks confront incredible obstacles as they attempt to be released from detention, [...]

By |2017-11-13T08:07:26+00:00November 12th, 2017|Events|0 Comments