NEWS AND INFORMATION
Give Big Green Bay | Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
Casa ALBA Melanie was one of 31 local non-profits selected to participate in the community's inaugural Give Big Green Bay event. Donations made between noon on Feb. 27 and noon on Feb. 28 were matched through a generous donation by the Green Bay Packers. The innovative new Program was designed by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. Casa ALBA received 130 donations totaling $35,062. Thank you to all that contributed during this event.
Donations Page | Casa ALBA Page | Father Ken Video
Press Gazette Editorial - list of 31 non-profits
Packers editorial | Community Foundation editorial
Newsmaker Sunday | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Dreamers Share Stories on DACA in Fox Valley | WBAY
Dreamers discuss how DACA has changed their lives.
Family Fun Night at YWCA | FOX11
The Green Bay area YWCA is celebrating Hispanic Heritage during a Family Fun night, Friday January 5th from 6 - 8 P.M.
Green Bay Packers Honor Father Ken | Link | WBAY Video
Fr. Ken De Groot, O. Praem., is the recipient of the 2017 Green Bay Packers Give Back Award (senior category). This award honors volunteers who exemplify: leadership, dedication, creativity and a commitment to improving the communities in which they live through volunteerism.
Green Bay Police Give Thanksgiving baskets | WBAY Video
Casa ALBA Board member Dennis Rader, says; "You are not only giving food, but you are giving confidence and hope."
The Faces of Immigration by Bishop David Ricken | English | Spanish
Bishop David Ricken's column in the July 14, 2017 edition of the Compass discussing immigration, a Catholic perspective and the need to learn more about our fellow disciples on the way.
Green Bay Police Chief Discusses Arrest | WBAY
Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith and Maria Plascencia from Casa Alba Melanie discuss a recent traffic arrest of a Hispanic young man in Green Bay.
Annual Board Meeting Election Results | PDF
At Casa Alba Melanie's Annual Meeting of its Board of Directors, an election of executive officers was conducted and new members of the Board of Directors were appointed. This news release covers those results.
Immigration Challenges | ON-LINE | PDF
A Dec. 23, 2015 article in the Green Bay Press Gazette titled: "Advocates say entrance to U.S. is challenging."
USA Today Editorial | ON-LINE
A USA Today editorial published in the Nov. 4, 2015 issue of the Green Bay Press Gazette titled: "Paul Ryan walls off immigration reform".
Justice for our immigrants | ON-LINE | PDF
Green Bay Bishop David Ricken's article and prayer for immigrant families published in the Sept. 30, 2015 issue of the Compass.
Sister Melanie Wins Ohtli Award | LINK
Articles and photos of Sister Melanie's recognition with the 2015 Ohtli Award by the Mexican Consulate on Sept. 15, 2015 in Chicago
Champion Runner Inspires Youth | ON-LINE | PDF
Champion distance runner, Armando Torres, inspires the Green Bay Youth Training Group in an article from the August 15, 2015 issue of the Green Bay Press Gazette.
A Vision for Casa Alba | ON-LINE | PDF
Read an article about Sr. Melanie's vision for Casa Alba Melanie in the May 1, 2015 issue of the Compass.
Estamos Aquí: Celebrating Latino Identity in NE Wisconsin Estamos Aquí (“We are Here”) features the artifacts and personal stories of many Latino families in Northeastern Wisconsin. The bilingual exhibit celebrates the diverse cultures and traditions that have endured emigration from across Latin America. This collaborative exhibit was developed with museum staff and the Hispanic Community Resource Center (Casa Alba). (May 6, 2017 - April 2018). <<See more>>
For more information, see our Spanish or English fliers.
Mobile Consulate events have been scheduled for 2018. The Mexican Consulate is scheduled for Sat., May 5, 2018 and Sat., Oct. 13, 2018 at St. Willebrord. | MORE INFORMATION
Casa ALBA Melanie | Introductory Presentation
A 6 minute presentation that describes the background, purpose, mission and services offered by Casa ALBA,
Migrant Labor - Saldana Story | WBAY News Story
The history of the Saldana family and their home in Oconto. One story of migrant labor, picking pickles, in Northeast Wisconsin.
Connecting Our Community From Many Directions
YouTube Video | FACEBOOK | LINK
Learn more about the diverse members of the Green Bay community in their own words. YouTube video is an eight minute video describing this effort.
If you would like to speak with someone at Casa Alba, please contact Mike Welch at (920) 676-2166 for any media inquiries.