La Casa es su Casa: In The Company of Young Children

La Casa de Don Pedro’s annual cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception, La Casa es su Casa returns to Newark on Tuesday, April 7th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.

This year’s theme is “In the Company of Young Children” and will celebrate La Casa de Don Pedro’s entry into infant and toddler care. The event will also recognize state and local leaders who have prioritized the well-being of New Jersey’s youngest citizens, particularly those born to families with economic, educational, social-emotional, and health disparities.


Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP
Dr. Johnson is Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Interim Dean, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  Dr. Johnson is widely recognized for his expertise on adolescent issues including physical and mental health, adolescent HIV, violence, sexuality, health equity and family strengthening.

Samantha Lott-Velez
Ms. Lott-Velez is the Executive Director of Early Childhood Education for the Newark Board of Education.

The Maher Charitable Foundation
The Maher Charitable Foundation is improving educational opportunities for financially disadvantaged children in New Jersey.

This event is made possible by our generous sponsors.

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