News & Information
For more than two decades Casa Latina has worked diligently to build a future in which the Latino community can participate fully and freely in our economy and democracy. Yesterday's election results dealt a hard blow to our vision. Like you, we are shocked and disappointed by the news.
“The immigrants I know and love . . . are the hardest working workers I’ve met in my life. Now is the time to double down on fighting for justice for our community.”
- Lorena González
After an extensive search in collaboration with worker-members and staff, the Casa Latina board of directors is proud to have selected Marcos Martinez as our new Executive Director. Founding Executive Director Hilary Stern "will pass the baton" to Marcos in early February 2016, completing 22 years in her leadership role.
Movie theaters provide Seattle with the best of crime, drama, intrigue, and detective work on film, but what happens when this type of action takes place in real life at a cinema near you?
Jorge cleaned a movie theater for two and a half years, but the janitorial company that hired him failed to pay his overtime. When payday came around, the boss ignored Jorge, and came to owe him $15,000 in unpaid wages.