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

Casa Latina in the Press

Sanctuary from Stress - Northwest Public Health, Fall 2018

COO Grant Supports Domestic Workers' Rights - Seattle Foundation Blog, August 22, 2018

Day laborers are pressed by Trump immigration policies - Marketplace, August 9, 2018

Protestors gather at ICE headquarters for deadline to reunite families - Real Change, August 1, 2018

Mayor Durkan signs Domestic Worker Bill of Rights - Washington State Wire, July 30, 2018

Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights legislation signed by Mayor - Seattle Channel, July 27, 2018

Dozens protest outside Seattle ICE office as deadline passes to reunite immigrant families - KOMO News, July 27, 2018

As federal deadline arrives, families in WA remain separated - Crosscut, July 26, 2018

Protesta afuera del edificio de ICE en Seattle - Univision, July 26, 2018

Protesters block building entrance - KING 5 News, July 26, 2018

Protestors amass at ICE headquarters for deadline to reunite families - South Seattle Emerald, July 26, 3018

Demonstrators protest ICE in downtown Seattle - MYNorthwest, July 26, 2018

Protestors gather outside ICE office in downtown Seattle - KING 5 News, July 26, 2018

Demonstrators protest ICE in downtown Seattle - KIRO 7, July 26, 2018

Protest Blocks Seattle ICE HQ on Reunification Deadline Day - Seattle Patch, July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Historic Domestic Worker Bill of Rights - National Employment Law Project, July 26, 2018

Seattle Passes Domestic Worker Bill of Rights - Next City, July 25, 2018

Seattle nannies, house cleaners and gardeners will get more rights, new board - Seattle Times, July 24, 2018

City will create minimum wage, new oversight board for Seattle's nannies, house cleaners, gardeners - Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, July 24, 2018

Seattle City Council Passes Domestic Workers 'Bill of Rights' - Bloomberg Law, July 24, 2018

Domestic workers expect new rights in Seattle - The Bend Bulletin, July 24, 2018

House Cleaners, Nannies, Other Domestic Workers to Get New Labor Protections - The Stranger, July 23, 2018

Seattle is the first city in the nation to protect domestic workers - Crosscut, July 23, 2018

Full Council Meeting - Seattle Channel, July 23, 2018

Seattle approves new rights for nannies, house cleaners, other domestic workers - Q13 Fox News, July 23, 2018

Seattle passes bill of rights for domestic workers - KIRO 7, July 23, 2018

Seattle council approves 'bill of rights' for domestic workers - KOMO News, July 23, 2018

Seattle City Council passes new labor standards for domestic workers - Curbed, July 23, 2018

Seattle council to vote on new rights for nannies, house cleaners and gardeners - The Seattle Times, July 22, 2018

Immigrant parents in Tacoma to wait longer for kids back after key gov't deadline missed - KOMO News, July 9, 2018

Seattle Considers a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights - Slate, June 29, 2018

Hundreds protest 'Families Belong Together' rally SeaTac - June 29, 2018

Bill seeks to raise labor standards for housecleaners and nannies - Curbed, June 22, 2018

Seattle proposing new regulations to protect domestic workers - KUOW, June 22, 2018

Home workers rally in support of new legislation - KOMO Radio, June 22, 2018

Carta de derechos - Univision, June 22, 2018

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights - KNKX, June 22, 2018

'We're people too': Seattle domestic workers praise proposed bill of rights - KING 5 News, June 22, 2018

Domestic workers deserve fair wages and treatment - The Seattle Times, June 22, 2018

Bill seeks to raise labor standards for housecleaners and nannies - Curbed, June 22, 2018

Seattle readying domestic worker 'bill of rights' with minimum wage for nannies, house cleaners - Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, June 21, 2018

Seattle council member says city needs to be 'last line of defense' for all workers - MYNorthwest, June 21, 2018

Domestic workers: 'We're like the garbage they ask us to clean up' - Crosscut, June 21, 2018

2018/2019 Housing, Health, Energy & Workers' Rights Committee - Seattle Channel, June 21, 2018

Mosqueda introduces Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights - SCC Insight, June 17, 2018

Seattle Backs Tax on Companies like Amazon to Help Homeless - US News & World Report, May 14, 2018

City Inside/Out: Domestic Workers - Seattle Channel, May 4, 2018

May Day march organizers hope peaceful, non-violent demonstrations continue in future - KOMO 4 News, May 2, 2018

Photos: May Day March for Immigrant and Workers Rights - The Seattle Times, May 1, 2018

Protesters demand resignation of DOL director - Northwest Asian Weekly, April 20, 2018

Guest Editorial: Domestic Workers' Rights are Human Rights - The Stranger, April 19, 2018

Guest Editorial: As Tax Day Approaches, Who's Winning the Tax War? - The Stranger, April 11, 2018

Us Too: Seattle-area women reflect on the cultural risks and benefits of sharing their #MeToo stories - Seattle Time's Pacific NW Magazine

In Seattle, domestic workers don't have the same protections as others—but that could change - Curbed, March 19, 2018

Written contracts? Health insurance? Push for new domes-work benefits reaches Seattle City Council - The Seattle Times, March 16, 2018

A New Report Details All Kinds of Bullshit Seattle Domestic Workers Put Up With - The Stranger, March 15, 2018

Domestic workers demonstration - KOMO 4 News, March 15, 2018

Domestic workers demonstration - KOMO 4 News, March 15, 2018 6pm version

Trabajadores domésticos, acompañados por representantes de Working Washington y Casa Latina, estuvieron allí pidiéndole a la ciudad protecciones para una población que ahora mismo se encuentra vulnerable - KUNS (Univision), March 15, 2018

Rally for  domestic workers bill of rights - Q13 News, March 15, 2018

Domestic workers call for bill of rights - KING 5 News, March 15, 2018

Nannies and house cleaners urge bill of rights - KOMO Radio, March 15, 2018

Seattle City Light denies immigration agency's request for customer info - KUOW, February 23, 2018

WA Lawmakers Consider Funding Long-Term Care - Public News Service, January 25, 2018

As Mayor Fires Labor Standards Director, What's Next for Workers Rights? - The Stranger, January 22, 2018

What's new this year at the Seattle Women's March - KUOW, January 19, 2018

ICE targets prominent immigration activist for deportation - Crosscut, January 16, 2018

The year in Latino news, politics: Advocates, experts see cause for concern, optimism - NBCNews.com, January 2, 2018

More than 32,000 syringes collected in Seattle pilot needle program - The Seattle Times October 24, 2017

Más de 800 personas celebran logros de Casa Latina en gala anual - La Raza del Noroeste October 11, 2017

Seattle Reaffirms Support for DACA - SeattleMet October 2, 2017

Noisy, But That's Not All: Leaf Blowers Flagged as Prodigious Polluters--and Possible Health Threat - FairWarning.org September 19, 2017

I had a profound theatrical experience at a talkback, of all things - The Stranger July 26, 2017

Amid threats, please support Casa Latina - The Stand July 11, 2017

Seattle's Casa Latina offers immigrant laborers work, education, safe space - KOMO News May 25, 2017

Finding Harmony: Meet the Latina Conductor Breaking Barriers with Music - KCTS9 April 4, 2017

Jailed DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez to be released Wednesday - Q13 Fox March 28, 2017

Trump's immigration talk leads families to seek mental health support - The Seattle Globalist March 21, 2017

Beneficios de aprender inglés en momentos actuales - La Raza del Noroeste February 23, 2017

A week after Dreamer's arrect, local Latinos are fearful for what's to come - Seattle Weeky February 21, 2017

More fears of deportation, retaliation after 'Day Without Immigrant' walkouts - KOMO News February 20,17

Immigrant advocates swarmed with calls amid concerns about ICE raids, deportations - KOMO February 17, 2017

Immigrant protected under Obama 'Dreamer' program fighting detention by ICE agents here - Q13 Fox February 14, 2017

Seattle votes to affirm commitment to immigrants, push back on federal orders - The Seattle Globalist January 31, 2017

Undocumented Seattle moms speakout, share fears of deportation - Q13 Fox January 25, 2017

While WA Politicians Declare State a "Hate-Free Zone," Protesters Make a Call for Action - The Stranger December 19, 2016

People are afrad of speaking Spanish in public, even in liberal Seattle - KUOW.org December 15, 2016

Person of Interest: Marcos Martinez - The Stranger December 12, 2016

Support surges for local civil rights, immigration orgs - Crosscut November 16, 2016

Post-Election Thoughts from Visitors at Casa Latina - The Stranger November 14, 2016

Casa Latina refuerza la integración del trabajador hispano en Washington - La Raza Noroeste November 9, 2016

For Those Forgotten by the Election - Essence November 8, 2016

LGBTQ Capitol Hill poetry festival, First Hill Park recipients of $90K in city grants awarded in District 3 - Capitol Hill Seattle Blog November 7, 2016

Supreme Court declines to reconsider deadlocked immigration case - The Seattle Globalist October 4, 2016

Panic buttons, health insurance for Seattle hotel workers up for vote in fall - The Seattle Times July 26, 2016

Peligro en el aire - Univision Seattle June 17, 2016

Seattle LGBTQ leaders 'sickened', grieving over Orlando nightclub deaths - Seattle Times June 12, 2016

A second home for Latino immigrants - KING5, New Day Northwest June 9, 2016

How one lonely man turned solitude into beauty - KUOW.org May 24, 2016

Workers deserve to be paid for training shifts - The Stranger May 9, 2016

Fight for $15: meet the enfant terrible who turned minimum wage into a national battle - The Guardian April 9, 2016

Wage theft case shows things are looking up for Seattle workers - Seattle Weekly April 5, 2016

Study: Casa Latina raises wages, conditions - The Stand March 24, 2016

Ayuda para evitar robo de salarios, retraso de pagos, negociación con patrones y otros abusos laborales - La Raza Noroeste March 17, 2016

The Seattle woman who made a home for day laborers - KUOW.org February 8, 2016

Casa Latina selects Marcos Martinez as executive director - Puget Sound Business Journal February 2, 2016

Casa Latina selects Marcos Martinez as executive director - Seattle Times February 1, 2016

Strip club, pot shop among employers skirting new minimum wage law - Seattle Times January 25, 2016

Women bridge builders to be honored Feb. 4 - Northwest Asian Weekly January 22, 2016

Casa Latina's board names Marcos Martinez new director - The Stand January 15, 2016

Rumors of Seattle raids ratchet up fear of deportation - KUOW.org January 14, 2016

Nationwide ICE raid raises alarm in Seattle, spurs "know your rights" forum - Seattle Weekly January 13, 2016

The invisible workforce - Real Change December 2, 2015

Recognizing Hilary Stern on her retirement - Congressional Record November 4, 2015

Why 100 women walked 100 miles - CNN September 28, 2015

#100Miles100Women: A March to D.C. for Immigrant Rights during Pope Visit - Latino Rebels, September 22, 2015

Immigrant Women Walk 100 Miles to Greet Pope in D.C. - Democracy Now! September 22, 2015

100 women march for seven days to raise compassion for undocumented immigrants - Women in the World in association with The New York Times September 22, 2015

'People don't know how we suffer': 100 women walk to D.C. for Pope Francis's visit - The Washington Post September 21, 2015

These Seattle Immigrants Have a Message for Pope Francis - KUOW.org September 18, 2015

Casa Latina on iHeartMedia Communities - iHeartMedia September 14, 2015

Casa Latina's Hilary Stern to step down; new director sought - The Stand September 1, 2015

Se nos va una gran líder comunitaria... Pero tal vez no del todo. - Univision-Seattle (KUNS-TV) August 25, 2015

Wage Stealers Watch Out: Seattle Police join forces with Labor Dept. to catch wage thiefs - Sky Valley Chronical May 15, 2015

Seattle mom left out of Obama's immigration reform - King 5 News November 21, 2014

Lukewarm reaction to President Obama's immigration speech - KING 5 News November 21, 2014

Study: Obama's actions could affect 105,000 in Washington - KOMONews.com November 21, 2014

The Coronation of King Barack Hussein Obama the First Begins Tonight! (Live-Slogging President Obama's Address to the Nation) - The Stranger November 20, 2015

Seattle Immigrants: We're Not 'In The Shadows' - KUOW.org November 20, 2014

Joy, disappointment with Obama immigration executive order - KIRO TV November 20, 2014

Seattle takes aim at wage theft; first 3 years of law came up empty - Seattle Times November 24, 2014

How will mid-term elections affect immigration reform? - KOMO News Radio November 10, 2014

Seattle mayor: Education, then enforcement, on wage theft and sick leave - Investigate West September 15, 2014

Will Wage Theft Derail Seattle's $15 Minimum-Wage Law? - Seattle Weekly August 26, 2014

National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle - Seattle Times July 3, 2013

Fasting for Change Wash. Groups Join National Fast For Immigration Reform - KUOW.org Wed July 3, 2013

Huelga de Hambre por la Reforma Migratoria - Univision Seattle July 3, 2013

More cuts to home-care workforce will be costly in the long run - Seattle Times Feb 16, 2012

Over 200 Caregivers and Recipients Rally in Seattle to Solve U.S. Care Crisis - The Skanner Website February 16, 2012

Seattle Launch of the National Caring Across Generations movement - Posted: February 15th, 2012 under Councilmember Licata, Seattle City Council

Seattle launches Caring Across Generations campaign to bring attention to the care crisis - Washington Policy Watch Feb 13, 2012

Mayor's Media Availability: Casa Latina Groundbreaking 2/9/2012 - Seattle Channel Feb 10, 2012

Groundbreaking at Seattle's Casa Latina - KPLU 88.5 NPR - Feb 10, 2012

Conference: Who's Caring for WA's In-Home Caregivers? - Public News Service - WA Feb 10, 0212

Alto al robo de salario - Nuestro Noroeste.com May 6, 2011 (Spanish)

Casa Latina bajo construcción - Nuestro Noroeste.com Feb 25, 2011 (Spanish)

COMMUNITY: CASA Latina invites the community to leave their mark on a Latino institution - Tu decides Media Feb 2011. 

CASA Latina invites the community to leave their mark on a Latino institution - Central District  News Feb 22, 2011

CASA Latina invites the community to leave their mark on a Latino institutionImmigrant Workers and City Leaders Prepare to Take On Wage Thieves - The Stranger, April 27, 2010 

Robo de sueldos a inmigrantes - Univision, January 11, 2011 (Spanish)

Mayor meets with immigrant workers - KOMO 4 E-News March, 4th 2010

Group fights for workers' unpaid wages -  King 5, January 18, 2010

CNN's Patrick Oppmann meets undocumented workers who are trying to recover wages stolen by their employers - CNN Story, October 27, 2009

Latino Workers’ Center Settles In - Real Change News, July 8, 2009

Unions Embrace Street Corner Solidarity - Inter Press Services, June 8, 2009

Grassroots Labourers Plough Common Ground - Inter Press Services, June 5, 2009

Jornalero Juan Us Tiquiram: Video interview with Casa Latina participant - by Peter Constantini, Inter Press Services, March 2009

Building a House for Day Labourers - Inter Press Services, February 3, 2009

Demand Dries Up For On-Demand - Inter Press Services, December 23, 2008

CASA Latina's unlikely ally -- Asian Americans Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 31, 2007

On CASA Latina - The North American Post, May 9, 2007

Thousands rally to support immigration-law changes - Seattle Times, May 2, 2007

Is Seattle ready to be immigrant sanctuary? - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 11, 2007

Day-labor agency's move stirs 11th-hour opposition - Seattle Times, March 18, 2007

Groups condemn immigration raids - Seattle Times, February 16, 2007

No place like home for CASA Latina - Seattle Times, February 16, 2007

CASA Latina eyes Central Area site; City Council awards program $250,000 for new HQ - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 13, 2007

CASA Latina finds a new home - Seattle Times, February 13, 2007

AFL-CIO Embraces Immigrants In Pact With Day-Laboror Group - Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2006

AFL-CIO to work with day laborers - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 10, 2006

Huge turnout for rally in Seattle - Seattle Times, May 02, 2006

Stunning turnout credited to word-of-mouth network - Seattle Times, April 12, 2006

Immigration march, rally today - Seattle Times, April 10, 2006

Hundreds back day laborers - Seattle Times, April 02, 2006

Day laborers seek change in law - Seattle Times, March 5, 2006

Day laborers plan to show solidarity - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 3, 2006

Research Sheds Light on Plight of Day Laborers - KUOW, January 25, 2006

Risky business: Day workers suffer injustice, injuries - Seattle PI, January 25, 2006 

Daze of Labor, Days of Change - August 31, 2005

Hard Work, Hard Times: Tensions rise in Sodo as day laborers crowd sidewalks - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 29, 2005

Color this decision blue - as in sad - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 11, 2005

CASA Latina says it'll pass on store site - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 11, 2005

CASA Latina gets cold shoulder - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 2, 2005

Neighbors get mean when race and class join in - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 7, 2005

No Respect: CASA Latina gets cold shoulder in Rainier Valley - Real Change, February 23, 2005

Empathy: What if you were in their shoes? - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 16, 2005

Illegal workers question Bush plan to grant them legal status - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 9, 2004

Group to protest airline caterer's role in roundup Skychefs - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 22, 2002

Will local migrant workers see relief soon? - Seattle Magazine, May 2002

House passes amnesty measure - Seattle Post Intelligencer, March 13, 2002 

Immigrant Laborers feel stranded in Pacific Northwest as day job dry up - The New York Times, January 27, 2002

Latinos fear using bus line - The Arizona Republic, December 2001

Day laborers going unpaid - The Denver Post, November 29, 2001

For Amnesty, Mexican workers seek sanctuary in movement for immigration reform - Real Change, October 2001

Quiet exodus, from state's farm fields - Seattle Post Intelligencer, October 12, 2001

Illegal Immigrants live life in the shadows - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 5, 2001

Despite neighborhood opposition, Belltown migrant workers may soon get housing - Real Change, June 2001

Job agency's dream stuck in hard reality - The Seattle Times, June 25, 2001

The CASA Latina Controversy: A Debate - Belltown Paper, June 2001

Belltown's Changing Neighbors - Metropolitan Living, November 2000

Letters, Sick to my stomach & Selfish in Seattle - Seattle Weekly, October 19, 2000

Cornered in Belltown, Latino day laborers fight for their turf. Day Labor Lotto - Seattle Weekly, October 12, 2000

CASA Latina finds new home for ESL classes - The Millionare Club Charity, September 2000

Tips on Hiring a Day Laborer - Belltown Dispatch, September 2000

CASA Latina and Business Association Clash - Housing Washington Newsletter, August 2000

Guns for hire- Armas de Trabajo - Latino Northwest, April-May 2000

CASA Latina - The Spectator, May 11, 2000

Belltown's volatile rich-poor mix - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 28, 2000

Center for workers under budget's gun - Seattle Times, Nov. 11, 1999

Soul and Faith: Work wanted. Can CASA Latina deliver? - Real Change, July 1999

New resource center could end curbside tradition in Belltown - Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 16, 1999

Immigrant groups learn to solicit grants to meet needs - Seattle Times, April 13, 1999

The Play's the Thing! Casa Latina Takes Theater to the Street - Real Change

Acting out a solution - Seattle Times, March 15, 1998