Community Organizing/ Advocacy

Community Organizing/Advocacy

Casa San Jose’s goal is to educate, organize and empower the Latino immigrant community to advocate for itself and to advance the cause of a just and humane reformation of immigration policy. The principle tools we use to realize this goal are through Know Your Rights Workshops and Immigrant Rights Campaigns.

As the Latino population of the United States grows, our Civic Engagement staff seek to educate the Latino community in the Southwestern PA area as to how they can make their voices heard and to ensure that their elected officials truly represent their interests. For Casa San Jose, civic engagement means more than mobilizing those who are eligible to vote. As many of our members are still unable to vote, we are exploring what it means for immigrants to be actively involved in the civic life of their community.  As in all our community organizing work, our principle tools in this area include our member-driven Committees, educational and awareness raising activities (workshops, radio, community meetings), and events and organized campaigns.

Access our virtual community meetings during the pandemic, click here or on the image below.

For more information please call us at (412) 343-3111 or contact Veronica Lozada, our Deputy Director of Programs and Community Engagement.