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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

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News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 28, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Help: Pressley Ridge, which has been caring for children since 1832, is a foster care agency. Because there has recently been an increase in their Spanish-only speaking youth, they are in need of Spanish-speaking homes and families to care for them. If you might be willing to consider… Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: June 28, 2018

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“Protesters mass outside Pittsburgh ICE HQ to decry Trump immigration policy”

"The rally, which led to a temporary closure of the Hot Metal Bridge, was organized by local immigrants’ rights advocates at Casa San Jose, the Thomas Merton Center, Pittsburgh United, and the Pittsburgh Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, as well as the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network. Monica Ruiz, a community organizer with Casa San Jose,… Continue reading “Protesters mass outside Pittsburgh ICE HQ to decry Trump immigration policy”