Casa Latina advances the power and well-being of Latino immigrants through employment, education, and community organizing.

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Annual Report 2016

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 2:46pm
Read the 2016 Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report reveals how your support of Casa Latina is advancing the power and well-being of the Latino immigrant community, even when the world around us is getting messy. Read the 2016 Annual Report here, and you'll hear from Executive Director Marcos Martinez, see how our programs inspired Maricela Osorio to be a strong leader for her family and community, and learn many key success point from the year! These include:

En Camino Gala 2017 - Thank you!

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:37pm

Thank you—guests, community partners, friends, volunteers, and allies—for joining us at a momentous En Camino Gala. Seeing your commitment to advancing the power and well-being of Latino immigrants at such a crucial time is truly uplifting for our community. When many people are using hateful rhetoric to divide our country, you have taken a concrete step to say YES to the full participation of the Latino community in the economy and democracy of this country.

A Triple Threat to Poverty: New Report Reveals How Casa Latina Elevates Workers

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 3:38pm
When Casa Latina opened its first hiring hall in Belltown in the 1990s, Latino laborers in the area had a choice: they could wait for work on the streets or they could become members of Casa Latina and participate in a daily raffle of jobs. Since then, thousands of workers have chosen to be Casa Latina members.

Wage Theft Noir: How Casa Latina Deals with Real Life Crime and Drama

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:16pm

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.