Illeana Gomez, Casa Central discusses the organization helps with food, clothing and homes and serves Latino families in Chicago. They also hope to widen the understanding of the culture. Casa Central has been responding to the needs of the Latino community for more than 60 years. Since the 1950’s, the agency’s mission has been to help those in need achieve self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life. Today, the agency continues to fulfill this mission through its various programs, which embrace a culturally responsive and family-centered approach, continuing to transform lives and strengthen communities.60622