EIN 52-1372972

Casa de Maryland

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
361
Year formed
1985
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
Casa de Maryland's (CASA) primary mission is to work with the community to improve the quality of life and fight for equal treatment and full access to resources and opportunities for low-income immigrants and their families.
Total revenues
$19,590,966
2020
Total expenses
$11,993,864
2020
Total assets
$22,190,850
2020
Num. employees
361
2020

Program areas at Casa de Maryland

Health and human services:- naturalization and legalization: with support from americorps, Casa operated a comprehensive citizenship promotion programs in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania, which includes citizenship education, mentoring and interview preparation, application assistance, and post-naturalization support. Through partnerships with credit unions, Casa provided microloans to assist citizenship and legalization applicants in affording application fees. Casa also provided legal assistance in obtaining various form of immigration relief.continued on "schedule o".- financial education and assistance: Casa provided tax preparation, individual counseling, and workshops on financial literacy topics. Local banks visited Casa's centers to help members open accounts. Casa also provided driver's license education and assistance. In partnership with the irs, Casa also operated several volunteer income tax assistance (vita) clinics.- legal services: Casa provided "know your rights" legal education, advocacy, and representation to low-income immigrants on both civil and criminal law, and engaged in impact litigation. Casa also provided rapid response when immigration raids or other crises occurred by assisting victims in securing legal representation and reuniting with their families. - community access and health promotion (cahp): Casa operated a health promoter program as well as a trilingual hotline and medical interpreters program. Casa also implemented a massive health insurance enrollment campaign for both the affordable care act and kaiser permanente's charitable health insurance program.- social services and counseling: Casa provided case management assistance to connect members with social services and public benefits aimed at improving their physical and mental health and increasing social stability.
Politics & communication:- politics and communications: Casa implemented advocacy and communications strategies at the local, state, and national levels to advance measures identified as priorities by its membership, including its community organizing campaigns mentioned above. Casa also implemented nonpartisan voter registration and gotv campaigns in pennsylvania.continued on "schedule o".- community development: Casa's fair development campaign brought together a diverse range of partners to promote the preservation of low-income housing and small businesses, and to improve job opportunities related to the construction of the purple line metro rail. With support from the u.s. department of justice, Casa led a langley park crime prevention collaborative, a cross-sector initiative to reduce crime in targeted hotspots. Casa also implemented housing campaigns to improve environmental health in multi-family apartment complexes, and advocate for tenant protections and eviction moratoriums as a result of covid-19.schools & education:- afterschool and leadership development programs: Casa operated mi espacio, an afterschool leadership and enrichment program for latino high school students in langley park, md as well as the escalera program of unidosus. - community schools: Casa partnered with prince georges county public schools to provide support to two international high schools and hosted a youth summer leadership program in langley park, md. Casa baltimore:- Casa operated mi espacio, a school leadership and enrichment program for latino high school aged students in baltimore city, complemented by an "escalera" college access program. Casa also provided leadership development programming at the major esl schools in baltimore utilizing the spirit (student problem identification and resolution of issues together) model of the department of justice. Casa also provided cultural competency training for baltimore city teachers and administrators.- campaign for justice safety and jobs in baltimore: Casa staffed and participated in a coalition of national and local partners to address baltimore's systemic social, racial and economic injustices. A key focus of this work was combating structural racism in policing and other areas, and bringing african americans and latinos together to work for positive change in their communities. Casa de Virginia:- economic justice organizing: Casa expanded its community organizing program in Virginia, building and cultivating a set of leaders and a volunteer structure that worked on campaigns in Virginia for driver's license access for immigrants, and for an increased minimum wage. - social services and health care access: Casa provided general social services navigation assistance to members as well as assistance in enrolling in kaiser permanente's chap health insurance program for those who qualify. - naturalization and legalization: with support from americorps, Casa operated a comprehensive citizenship promotion program, which includes citizenship education, mentoring and interview preparation, application assistance, and post-naturalization support. Through partnerships with credit unions, Casa provided microloans to assist citizenship and legalization applicants in affording application fees. Casa also provided legal assistance in obtaining various form of immigration relief.- financial education and assistance: Casa provided tax preparation, individual counseling, and workshops on financial literacy topics. Local banks visited Casa's centers to help members open accounts. Casa also provided driver's license education and assistance. In partnership with the irs, Casa also operated several volunteer income tax assistance (vita) clinics.casa de Pennsylvania:- economic justice organizing: Casa expanded its community organizing program in Pennsylvania, building and cultivating a set of leaders and a volunteer structure that worked on campaigns in climate change, immigration, and for an increased minimum wage. - naturalization and legalization: with support from americorps, Casa operated a comprehensive citizenship promotion program, which includes citizenship education, mentoring and interview preparation, application assistance, and post-naturalization support. Through partnerships with credit unions, Casa provided microloans to assist citizenship and legalization applicants in affording application fees. Casa also provided legal assistance in obtaining various form of immigration relief.- financial education and assistance: Casa provided tax preparation, individual counseling, and workshops on financial literacy topics. In partnership with the irs, Casa also operated several volunteer income tax assistance (vita) clinics.lobbying:casa conducts lobbying within the limits of its 501(h) designation at the local, state, and federal level on legislative issues that improve the quality of life of its constituents. Legislative and policy priorities included the following measures, at the local, state, and federal level: increasing minimum wage, passing the trust act and/or preventing police-ice collaboration, improving education access for immigrant youth, expanding immigrant access to driver's licenses, opposing anti-immigrant bills, zoning and policy changes on community development issues, and comprehensive immigration reform. Casa provided testimony, written and oral, for many bills affecting its constituency, and also conducted direct lobby visits and public actions.
Community economic development:- workforce development and vocational training: Casa connected workers with employers seeking short-term help and delivered placement services for full-time employment; partnered with local community colleges to offer a range of vocational training courses.

Who funds Casa de Maryland

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Tides FoundationHealthy Individuals and Communities$1,130,000
Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)Fightback, Immigrant Rights, Minimum Wage, Base Building$510,500
NEO PhilanthropyProgram Grant$325,000
...and 51 more grants received totalling $4,409,392

Personnel at Casa de Maryland

NameTitleCompensation
Elizabeth AlexChief of Organizing and Leadership
Melissa GuzmanChief of Finance and Operations$84,126
Jennifer FreedmanChief of Finance and Development$62,852
Kim PropeackChief of Politics and Communications$97,218
Kimberly PropeackChief of Politics and Communication$94,558
...and 32 more key personnel

Financials for Casa de Maryland

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,106,671
Program services$6,576,291
Investment income and dividends$79,949
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$123
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,827,932
Total revenues$19,590,966

Form 990s for Casa de Maryland

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-02-17990View PDF
2018-062019-12-06990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-09-08990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 20 new grant, including a grant for $1,130,000 from Tides Foundation
October 2, 2021
Received grants
Identified 29 new grant, including a grant for $510,500 from Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 16, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 30, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsHuman service organizationsEthnic centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Human servicesHuman rightsCommunity improvementImmigration
Characteristics
MembershipsPolitical advocacyLobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
Address
8151 15TH Ave
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
County
Prince George's County, MD
Website URL
wearecasa.org/ 
Phone
(866) 765-2272
Facebook page
CASAforAll 
Twitter profile
@casaforall 
IRS details
EIN
52-1372972
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1985
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
P84: Ethnic, Immigrant Centers and Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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