Casa San Jose will be hosting DACA Clinics, for more information on the clinics click here! National Call-In Day For DREAM Act Here’s how to participate: 1. Dial 1-888-778-6856 and wait for the “welcome” message. 2. When prompted, enter your zip code 3. Wait for your call to be connected to your Representative or … Continue reading DACA
Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for roughly 200,000 El Salvadorans with strong and deep ties to the United States. According to research at the Center for Migration Studies, 88 percent of Salvadoran TPS beneficiaries work, large numbers are homeowners, they have 192,700 US citizen children, and … Continue reading Official Statement from Casa San José on Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 El Salvadorans
Dear Friends of Casa San Jose, With the 2017 holiday season now in full gear, we feel so grateful for our volunteers, Amigos, and supporters who generously gave us financial assistance and more than 500 hours of service this past year. Because of your tireless efforts, we are growing and starting to flourish. Today, Tuesday November … Continue reading Dear Friends of CSJ
Give Big Pittsburgh happens on Tuesday, Nov. 28 (the Tuesday after Thanksgiving) from midnight to 11:59 pm. It's the online giving day hosted by the Pittsburgh Magazine in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Foundation. It's a great way to donate to Casa San José! Please consider us for your year-end contributions, and especially, share the link … Continue reading Give Big Pittsburgh
An article published in last week's Pittsburgh City Paper highlighted the alarming inadequacy of education for Black and Latino students in the Pennsylvania school system. Casa San Jose's own Jeimy Sanchez-Ruiz explained some of the difficulties facing Latino immigrant students and their families, "Most of these kids have never had real schooling. The kids that I work with … Continue reading Casa San Jose Focus on Education in Pittsburgh City Paper
Casa San José Open House Casa San Jose has moved to the new location at 2116 Broadway Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15216 and we would like for you to come see the new location and get acquainted. Our open house is December 3, between 1:30 - 3:30. Come get to know our new home and share … Continue reading We Have Moved!
Regarding the new fare check policy preposed by the Port Authority of Allegheny County, advocates marched requesting that Rep. and Port Authority board member Dom Costa (D-Station Heights) reject the fare-check proposal. Said advocates are concerned about over-policing in the community. Read the full story here. Read a related article here.