Monthly Archives: November 2016


Exploring Diverse Perspectives

The following entry was beautifully written by our very own talented and dedicated ESL teacher, Maria Mitidieri: The first week of the early winter teaching term began the second week of November, amidst the height of Election Day events on November 8th. So, energized with fresh, relevant material, teachers embraced the unique opportunity to dive [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:14-06:00November 17th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Former Casa ESL Teacher Wins Lone Star Emmy

University of Texas graduate, Carola Guerrero De León, is a former ESL teacher at Casa Marianella, and most recently, an Emmy award winning journalist at Univision! We spoke with Carola to hear about how her experience teaching English at Casa has helped shape her journalism career, along with how she thinks the media has influenced the [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:14-06:00November 13th, 2016|In the News, Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Karel Dahmen: Artist and Hero

Karel Dahmen (now 97-years-old) is longtime volunteer at Casa Marianella. He is from the Netherlands and is an absolute hero there. He also had a corporate career in the US. Karel is a philanthropist and is interested in the arts, education, peace, and justice. He still works a Casa food shift every week and has [...]

By |2017-02-03T13:13:14-06:00November 8th, 2016|Volunteer Spotlight|1 Comment