We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all who joined us in commemorating the remarkable journey of Casa Esperanza‘s 1 Year Anniversary Celebration! It was a day filled with joy, reflection, and gratitude, made possible by the support of our incredible community. Special recognition goes out to our friends at Dolores Street Community Services, whose continued partnership has been instrumental in shaping the success of Casa Esperanza.

The past year’s journey has been marked by unforgettable moments and significant achievements. From vibrant birthday celebrations and inspiring trips to the California Academy of Sciences, to engaging Cooking Classes and impactful First Time Restorative Circles, every experience has contributed to the growth and empowerment of the young people housed here. We also had the privilege to be part of events like the Trans March, California Housing Conference in San Diego 2023, and GED graduations, underlining our commitment to fostering holistic development.

As we celebrate this milestone, we embrace the memories we’ve created and the bonds we’ve strengthened. The first year of Casa Esperanza has been about building foundations and cultivating relationships. As we embark on the journey ahead, we eagerly anticipate the growth, learning, and shared experiences that await us. Our dream is to continue nurturing an environment where aspirations are realized, milestones are reached, and lasting memories are forged.

We’d like to express our sincerest gratitude to individuals who have shown unwavering dedication and support throughout this year. A special shoutout goes to our team at Casa Esperanza: program manager Rafaela Ramirez and case managers Natalie Ibarra and Geovanna Yopihua for their invaluable contributions. Their exceptional leadership is the driving force that shapes the transformative services that Casa Esperanza offers.

Thank you to each and every one of you who have been part of our journey. As we look ahead, we are inspired by the potential that the future holds.

Congratulations to everyone at Casa Esperanza, and here’s to many more years of growth, empowerment, and shared experiences!