Stories and news from within and about our community to provide knowledge as well as celebrate the journey and accomplishments of our organization and those we support.
In 2009, Francis Castillo* spent another lonely Christmas without his wife and three children. He was working in the U.S., hoping to make a better life for his family. Castillo last saw his children before he immigrated to the US in 1998. His son was one...
Yolanda and Juan purchased their first home in April 2007 in Ward 4 of Washington, D.C. By September of 2009 their monthly mortgage payments had become overwhelming. Facing a reduction in their income and bearing excessive credit card debt, they came to CARECEN for...
As a Central American led institution working for social change, CARECEN recognizes that systemic racism has enabled the legacies of colonialism and unchecked capitalism that create inequality and further racial injustice.The same disparities, racism and police...
The offices of CARECEN are closed to the public until further notice, but CARECEN continues to be committed to serving the community during the closure. Our personnel are equipped to continue serving clients remotely. Please call our main number 202-328-9799 and...
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