Mireya Chavez, 15 Years serving the community.

People register for citizenship classes offered by La Casa Hogar March 14, 2018 at the Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic in Toppenish, Wash. (GORDON KING/Gordon King Photography)
After been a volunteer, I formally started working at La Casa Hogar in 2003. All these years I have been working in different areas such as La Escuelita, coordinating events, Computer, and Driving Instructor, I worked in 107 House in emergency Services when La casa provide that service. I had been working in the citizenship program for the last eight years as an instructor and I got certified for the Department of Justice to fill out the Naturalization application. "What I enjoyed most on ...

La Casa Hogar’s 1000 citizens.

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1000 new citizens  in Yakima since 2010 through La Casa Hogar's citizenship program. (In the picture) citizenship students that soon will be part of our growing number and La Casa's team and board members. October 2nd Yakima City Council awarded La Casa Hogar for the work our team had provided in the community through citizenship program,  this September 28th we reach 1000 citizens since 2010. Thanks to all our volunteers and partners that had been supporting our students and now new citizen...


Lake Washington Girls Middle School from Seattle stopped by la Casa Hogar September 28th, they came to learn what La Casa does in the community, and also to share about their program at the school in their talents. Thank you we'll wait for next year visit.

Citizenship fall classes

Citizenship classes Legal Permanent Residents enroll in Citizenship Education to learn about civic participation and U.S. history in preparation to apply for naturalization. Through the course, students also learn details about the naturalization process. We offer classes quarterly (every 3 months) in Yakima and Toppenish. Each class meets two nights a week per two hours at selected locations in both towns. Citizenship Education has the highest participation rate of all La Casa’s classes. We ...