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News for Amigos de Casa San José: April 10, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter! Help: Volunteers are needed on Saturday, April 28 to help with an event sponsored by the Mexican Consulate to get passports and other vital documents to local residents who are Mexican citizens. Location is the gym behind Central Catholic High School which is at 4720 Fifth Ave. in … Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: April 10, 2018

News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 13, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter!  Again, lots to communicate: Help:  We are very excited about our upcoming fundraising event! “Fiesta del Sol” will take place on May 5th, 2018 at the Frick Fine Arts Building in Oakland. Its theme is getting to know Latin Americans and their contribution to our community. You’ll … Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: March 13, 2018

News for Amigos de Casa San José: Feb. 24, 2018

Dear Casa San José Amigos, Welcome back to our email newsletter.  We have a lot to communicate this week! Help:  Join Casa's Rapid Response team by attending a Legal Observer Training, offered by the ACLU, on Sunday, March 18th, from 10am to noon at our office, 2116 Broadway Ave. in the Beechview neighborhood.  You'll learn how … Continue reading News for Amigos de Casa San José: Feb. 24, 2018

Pittsburgh’s Latino community uninspired by president’s address

From a small storefront office in a city built by immigrants in a state that voted for Donald Trump, voices of dissent rang out in English and Spanish as the president delivered his first State of the Union speech Tuesday. The first boos began the moment Donald Trump’s face appeared on the wall, projected there … Continue reading Pittsburgh’s Latino community uninspired by president’s address

Pittsburgh Jewish activists join immigrant groups in calling for path to citizenship for Dreamers

On Jan. 30, about 50 people gathered to protest in front of Pittsburgh’s U.S. Immigrant and Customs Enforcement office, on the South Side. The group was made up of members of Bend the Arc Pittsburgh, a progressive Jewish organization, as well as local Latino-advocacy groups Casa San José and the Labor Council for Latin American … Continue reading Pittsburgh Jewish activists join immigrant groups in calling for path to citizenship for Dreamers