Mother Country by Richard Blanco

To love a country as if you’ve lost one: 1968, my mother leaves Cuba for America, a scene I imagine as if standing in her place—one foot inside a plane destined for a country she knew only as a name, a color on a map, or glossy photos from drugstore magazines, her other foot anchored [...]

By |2019-12-19T09:23:36-06:00September 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Casa Marianella Resettles 425 People in 2018 – the Largest in a Decade!

250 people gathered on April 17, 2019 for Casa Marianella's annual gathering sponsored by the Board of Directors. We celebrated resettling 425 people, almost all of whom went into safe and secure housing. In attendance were lawyers, ESL teachers, volunteers, donors, staff and friends of Casa Marianella. We were happy to honor Mama Sana Vibrant [...]

By |2019-06-02T11:19:19-06:00May 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2018-11-10T10:50:06-06:00November 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 |2018-10-09T16:01:15-06:00October 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments