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Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José: Oct. 11, 2018: please protest the Public Charge Rule change

Dear Amigos - we have some time-sensitive information so we're sending this out earlier than usual: Action: The new Public Charge Rule, with the devastating changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security, has been posted, and is open for public comment starting yesterday, and available for only 60 days.  This rule change will penalize immigrants for using… Continue reading Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José: Oct. 11, 2018: please protest the Public Charge Rule change

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News for Amigos de Casa San José, Oct. 4, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Action: With all the news oxygen being taken up by the Supreme Court nomination, the situation regarding immigrants is not getting much attention.  Here is one we should know about: "The government is moving migrant children to a Texas Tent City," (Caitlin Dickerson, New York… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José, Oct. 4, 2018

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News for Amigos de Casa San José, September 20, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Action: We are stepping up our efforts to get ALL of our friends and community members who can vote to cast their ballots on Nov. 6!  Please alert your friends, relatives and contacts, especially young people, who have low turnout, to the need to… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José, September 20, 2018

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Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José

Dear Amigos, We need a few people to represent Casa and greet people and/or do voter registration this Saturday the 15th at Latino Day at Kennywood from 10-12 or from 12-2.  It comes with a free ticket for the day!  If you are interested, please contact roye.werner@gmail.com ASAP. Indicate the shift you can do, and whether you're interested in registering voters,… Continue reading Action alert for Amigos de Casa San José

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“New Social Justice fund to combat racial, economic inequity”

"A new fund to boost support for social justice activists and advocates working in Pittsburgh has been launched at The Pittsburgh Foundation and has made eight grants totaling $158,000 to local organizations. The goal of the fund is to reduce barriers to funding, increase engagement and influence of community members and challenge systems that perpetuate… Continue reading “New Social Justice fund to combat racial, economic inequity”

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 31, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Action: Voting is super-important and the election is soon!!  One of the most important ways to be an ally to our community is to support the election of candidates that care about immigrants and immigration policy on all levels: local, state and federal.  Up… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: August 31, 2018

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: Aug. 16, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Help: Don't forget to come to our lunch sale for immigrant justice every Friday afternoon 11 am - 2 pm at 5120 Penn Ave.  Tomorrow, Friday the 17th:  Pozole, Empanadas & Chilaquiles! Also artwork by our youth.  All proceeds go to sending immigrant families, youth, DACA… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Aug. 16, 2018