Monthly Archives: April 2016


Genocide Never Again

In 1994, medical during the genocide popularized by the film Hotel Rwanda, roughly one million Rwandans were murdered in a 100-day period. In other words, for 3 ½ months straight, 10,000 people were murdered per day. In a country of only 11 million people. The scars of such a terror last generations—the wounds being inflicted [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:17-06:00April 29th, 2016|Events|3 Comments

Serve Austin at Casa Marianella

Serve Austin is a program run through St. Edward’s University’s Office of Community Engagement. Through it, generic students volunteer with a local nonprofit and learn about a particular social justice issue that interests them. Casa Marianella is among the nonprofits that host these volunteers. This Spring, the Serve Austin team at Casa Marianella has been [...]

By |2016-04-29T07:48:44-06:00April 28th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Casa’s Annual Dinner 2016

We had an amazing night last Wednesday at our annual Ed Wendler event! It was a touching night for the Casa community, as highlights of this past year were shown and shared through video clips, speeches, and first hand accounts of resident success stories. Hannah Bronsnick, President of Casa's Board of Directors, presented the annual Ed Wendler [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:17-06:00April 25th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Clay Imports Fundraiser Recap

We had a blast at Clay Import's Casa fundraiser on April 9th! It was a night of comedy, music, poetry, story telling, and so much inspiration. Clay Imports decided to throw Casa a fundraiser when they heard about our efforts, and we are so pleased that they did. Casa Director, Jennifer Long, even made a short speech [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:17-06:00April 16th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Bruno’s Drumming Workshop

We had a blast at the recent percussion workshop given during ESL class by Bruno Vinezof. The purpose was for Bruno to share his culture by bringing music and dance to the residents of Casa Marianella, generic providing a fun way for residents to release the stress of the day and begin to learn a [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:17-06:00April 12th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Clay Imports Throws Fundraiser for Casa April 9th

We're very excited for Clay Import's fundraiser event for Casa on April 9th! It will be a night filled with poetry, music, dance, and amazing memories. We hope you will join us there. We caught up with our friends at Clay Imports to learn about what motivated them to support Casa's mission. How did you hear about [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:18-06:00April 4th, 2016|Events|0 Comments