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Hispanic victims of domestic abuse find emotional, legal support at CasaLuz

June 4, 2021
As the pandemic hobbles on, clients have filed a record number of orders of protection for situations that were “more violent than ever.”

Breaking the Chain

July 9, 2020
When it comes to helping Hispanic immigrants, there’s no place in Memphis that can do what CasaLuz does. CasaLuz is the only organization that culturally and exclusively...

Founder and Executive Director of CasaLuz Ines Negrette featured on Bluff City Life

October 2, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Honoree. A woman who is a guiding light for those struggling to escape domestic violence. Since 2016 she has provided hope and resources for...

Woman works as an advocate with Memphis' Hispanic community on legal cases

September 18, 2019
This month, WMC Action News 5 is partnering with La Prensa Latina to bring stories of people in the Mid-South’s Hispanic community for Hispanic Heritage Month. Ines...

CasaLuz fights domestic violence, supports Spanish-speaking victims in Memphis

September 18, 2019
CasaLuz is a nonprofit working to reduce domestic violence and related crimes among the Mid-South’s Spanish-speaking communities. It’s a small operation with just three full-time employees and...

Local Groups Get Federal Grant to Back Advocacy for Immigrant Victims

September 18, 2019
Two Memphis organizations received a grant this week to support their advocacy work for Hispanic and Latinx victims of domestic violence and other crimes. The United States...

Memphis nonprofit dependent on federal funds struggling because of shutdown

January 15, 2019
Employees of federal agencies like the IRS aren’t the only ones missing a paycheck – so are those who have individual contracts with the federal government.