Who is Casa Latina?
"Casa Latina is where you learn to speak up for yourself. It is the opportunity to build a future for our families with our own hands, through education and work." -Casa Latina Member
Alberto has now been a member for more than 11 years, taking advantage of -not just employment opportunities -but also English classes and job training to improve his skills, his safety on the job and to make him eligible for more employment opportunities.
Ciriaco left Honduras in 1991 hoping to build a better life for his family. Having been a fisherman, he looked for similar work in New York, Boston, and then Seattle...
Fredi is known for his big grin and positive attitude. He says, “It doesn’t matter where I go, I think it’s a good day. Some people say I’ve never had anything bad happen to me, but I have...”
When Maria Luisa describes how Casa Latina has helped her, she says, “When I arrived, I felt like a plucked chicken and then little by little I grew my feathers back...”