Announcing Dawnielle’s sabbatical

  Dear Casa friends & familia,   I am excited to announce that after 10 years of life in Chirilagua, the Casa Chirilagua board of directors has granted me a three month sabbatical! As you read this I am in the first week of my sabbatical.   I am...

Pause. Celebrate. Together.

In front of her peers and community, Anna’s* mother and father begin their address to her, “Dear Anna—,” immediately they pause to collect themselves, their eyes welling up with tears. “We want to congratulate you on your first achievement in school. Your education is...

Dreams Rooted in Community

Being firmly rooted in the community: this is one of Casa Chirilagua’s core values. Our community’s voice plays a vital role in forming our goals and strategies for achievement. Every three years we gather together in community to dream, discuss and plan alongside our...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Community Center is Currently Closed

Due to COVID-19, we are not taking any rentals at this time.  The below information pertains to the future, after the center is open again.   Casa Chirilagua is excited to have the opportunity to open the community center for use by the broader community at 4109...

Creating Together in Kids Club

Art workshop teaches students about themselves and the world!    “How do you see yourself?… What do you love about your community?… What’s unique about your culture?… How do you see the world?” These were a few of the questions...