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The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) is a community based organization that seeks to foster the comprehensive development of the Latino community in the Washington metropolitan region. CARECEN was founded in 1981 to protect the rights of refugees arriving from conflict in Central America and to help ease their transition by providing legal services. Today our programs provide direct services in immigration, housing and citizenship while also promoting empowerment, civil rights advocacy and civic training for Latinos.

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  SAVE THE DATE: CARECEN’s 33rd Anniversary Celebration, October 30, 2014

 Join us for a happy hour to support Central American child refugees , September 3, 2014

 Sign petition for an immediate and humane response to the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied minors

 Administration Falls Short on Humane Response for Unaccompanied Minors Traveling to the U.S.

 Summer Citizenship Classes Start on July 8. Register Today!

 Language Access Community Forum, June 21, 2014

 6th Annual D.C. Housing Expo, June 21, 2014

 Financial Education and Identity Theft Workshop at Centro Catolico (in Spanish), June 19

 Free Financial Counseling at CARECEN

 Know your Rights presentation for D.C. Tenants, May 15, 2014

 Join CARECEN’s 2014 Running Team, Deadline April 4, 2014