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La Casa Celebrates Another Successful #GivingTuesday

Another successful #GivingTuesday has come to a close. Hundreds of families and children enjoyed a more festive holiday season, thanks to the dozens of contributors to La Casa de Don Pedro’s  #GivingTuesday campaign.  La Casa, among 50,000+ other partners worldwide, joined in the #GivingTuesday movement as a way to inspire

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Another successful #GivingTuesday has come to a close. Hundreds of families and children enjoyed a more festive holiday season, thanks to the dozens of contributors to La Casa de Don Pedro’s  #GivingTuesday campaign.  La Casa, among 50,000+ other partners worldwide, joined in the #GivingTuesday movement as a way to inspire people to take collaborative action to improve their local communities and give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they support.

La Casa de Don Pedro’s #GivingTuesday campaign, which launched on November 28, and continued through December 31. La Casa took on a mission to: raise $5,000 to support our programs & service, provide 500 families with a nourishing, unforgettable holiday meal, and fulfill the holiday toy wishes of the 900 children we educate and support.

By the time La Casa wrapped up its #GivingTuesday campaign, it surpassed its. We are proud to announce that this year’s campaign raised over $12,500, more than doubling our original goal. We collected and distributed holiday meal bags to 502 Newark families, and we fulfilled the holiday wishes of the over 900 kids we educate.

A number of local businesses, organizations and families gave back in huge ways this year. The Essex County Sheriff’s Office, The New Jersey Devils, North Jersey Federal Credit Union, and the Extended Basile Family “adopted” La Casa’s Preschool & Head Start Centers to fulfill each child’s holiday wish and joined the students, families and teachers for special holiday celebrations. In anticipation of their arrival, our kids put together holiday performances to bring forth the spirit of the season. The generosity and contribution of our dedicated donors is testament to their continuous investment in the future of Greater Newark’s Communities and people.

Along with the toy distributions, La Casa distributed over 4,000 pounds of perishable and non-perishable food for Newark residents at our 5th annual Holiday Food Drive!

Beginning bright and early on December 15, a crew of volunteers from the Extended Basile Family, parent volunteers, and La Casa staff, sorted food and prepared 502 bags donated by Shoprite and Trader Joes. With the majority of the goods donated by Table to Table (with donations from Hello Fresh,) Smart Buy Natural Food, and the Extended Basile Family, each bag was filled to the brim with all the necessities for a well-balanced and nutritious holiday meal, including potatoes, pasta, rice, broccoli, carrots, beans, stuffing, fresh spices, sausages, turkey, and ham!

The Basile family’s efforts were bolstered by local schools, businesses and restaurants that made donations or held fundraisers to support our #GivingTuesday campaign: Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce, Inc. Holy Trinity School, Smart Buy Natural Foods of Westfield, Basilico of Millburn, Feast Catering of Westfield, The Lermond Company, Oh Brian’s On the Green, IFF, Gorlin Inc. as well as the Townspeople of Kenilworth, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Westfield among others.

Your investment makes an impact. Through the support of our friends and partners, La Casa de Don Pedro can sustain and develop innovative programs that ignite change and build a stronger Newark community. Your continued generosity and support gives us confidence that the future is bright and our community can and will thrive.

Photos from the #GivingTuesday Campaign and Holiday Celebrations can be viewed on our Flickr page.

 

Thank you to the #GivingTuesday Contributors!

Financial Contributors

Anonymous

Arcelio Aponte

Gerald and Linda Blume

Margaret Cammarieri

Capacity Benefits and Financial Services

Ronald Chaluisan

Darcie DaSilva

Enrique Dilone

Rebecca Doggett

Arden and Alan Epstein

The Hispanic Federation

Dawn Gammon

Bruno Genova

Amy Gladstein

Steve and Evita Gomez

Keishla Gonzalez-Quiles

Bruce and Karyn Greenwald

David and Shirley Grill

Jessica Gudino

Edward Hernandez

Lanny  and Lynne Kurzweil

Zoraya Lee-Hamlin

Stephanie Macias-Arlington

Rosalina Melendez

Jesus Mercado Jr.

Daniel Nachman

Claire Nuchtern

Joe Perez

Louis Prezeau Jr.

Prudential Employee Matching Gift

Alle Ries

Melissa Rivera

Richard Roper

Ivette Rosario

Dale Russakoff

Nicholas Scalera

John Schachtel

Joan Straussman

Grizel Ubarry

Antonio Valla

Todd Wieseneck

Food & Toy Donors

The Extended Basile Family

John Basil

Muffy Basile

Basilico of Millburn

Dun & Bradstreet

DWildMusicRadio.com

The Essex County Sheriff’s Office

Feast Catering of Westfield

Theresa Giordano

Steven Gomez and Family

Gorlin & Company

Holy Trinity School

The Hunter Family Foundation

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

The Lermond Company

The New Jersey Devils

North Jersey Federal Credit Union

Raymond Ocasio

Oh Brian’s On The Green

Carrie Puglisi

Ivette Rosario

Nicholas Scalera

Smart Buy Natural Foods

The Townspeople of Kenilworth

The Townspeople of Mountainside

The Townspeople of Scotch Plains

The Townspeople of Westfield

Trader Joes of Millburn

Wakefern Food Corporation

The Woman’s Association of NJPAC

Women In Flavor & Fragrance Commerce Inc.

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La Casa de Don Pedro is closed Thursday January 4,2017 due to the winter storm

Everyone please be safe, keep warm and avoid the streets during the storm!

 

 

La Casa de Don Pedro Fights Food Insecurity This Holiday Season

Each holiday season La Casa joins the fight to help eliminate food insecurity and hunger in the Greater Newark area by giving just a little more during the Holiday Season, beyond its regular Hunger Relief Initiative. Food insecurity is a daily struggle that is all too real for too many

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Each holiday season La Casa joins the fight to help eliminate food insecurity and hunger in the Greater Newark area by giving just a little more during the Holiday Season, beyond its regular Hunger Relief Initiative.

Food insecurity is a daily struggle that is all too real for too many individuals and families in Greater Newark. According to the 2016 Feeding America “Map the Meal Gap,” 17.4 percent of Essex county residents face food insecurity, the greatest percent of people than in any other county in New Jersey. More shocking, 44% of Newark children live below the federal poverty line and face food insecurity.

Everyone deserves to celebrate the holidays with family and a warm meal, and together with its partners, La Casa worked to make sure more families joined in this tradition.  La Casa collected food donations starting on #GivingTuesday (November 28) through December 14th. The next day, La Casa distributed over 4,000 pounds of perishable and non-perishable foods items for Newark residents!

Beginning bright and early on December 15, a crew of volunteers from the Extended Basile Family, parent volunteers, and La Casa staff, sorted food and prepared 502 bags donated by Shoprite and Trader Joes. With the majority of the goods donated by Table to Table (with donations from Hello Fresh,) Smart Buy Natural Food, and the Extended Basile Family, each bag was filled to the brim with all the necessities for a well-balanced and nutritious holiday meal, including potatoes, pasta, rice, broccoli, carrots, beans, stuffing, fresh spices, sausages, turkey, and ham!

Volunteers, led by Basile Family members Annie Basile and Miriam Silver-Verga, sorted the food and operated assembly line style, and it took no time at all to assemble the bags.  Over the course of the day, families from La Casa’s preschool, Head Start, and community centers throughout Newark came to receive their bags while endlessly thanking us for our help.  One mother said that without our help, her family of six would not have been able to have a nourishing holiday meal to gather around. While another family of nine came to us saying that receiving the holiday meal bag meant that they could now all come together and share in a meal, strengthening their family tradition. Eliminating the fear of food insecurity for families like these is at the root of what we do and reminds us of the true reason for the holiday season.

We are proud to have met the needs of those we serve and are grateful to our supporters for helping us meet our goals.

To see photos from our 5th Annual Holiday Food Drive visit our Flickr page or click here.  To stay connected with us like La Casa de Don Pedro’s page on Facebook, or find us on Twitter or Instagram using @lacasanwk.

About La Casa de Don Pedro

La Casa de Don Pedro’s programs impact the lives of 50,000 people in Greater Newark every year. From early childhood education to community health & wellness, adult education, immigration services, youth enrichment, neighborhood development, community advocacy and beyond, our programs empower people and revitalize neighborhoods, every step of the way.

 

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La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45th Anniversary Was A Memorable Night Of Performances, Music, Art, and Dance

LA CASA DE DON PEDRO CELEBRATED ITS 45TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A MEMORABLE NIGHT OF PERFORMANCES, MUSIC, ART AND DANCE   Newark, NJ [November 21, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, one of Northern New Jersey’s premier community based social service and community development organizations,  celebrated its 45th Anniversary Gala “Together We Rise”

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LA CASA DE DON PEDRO CELEBRATED ITS 45TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A MEMORABLE NIGHT OF PERFORMANCES, MUSIC, ART AND DANCE

 

Newark, NJ [November 21, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, one of Northern New Jersey’s premier community based social service and community development organizations,  celebrated its 45th Anniversary Gala “Together We Rise” on Tuesday, November 14th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. With 200 guests, musical performances, dance, and an art exhibit, NJPAC’s lobby was transformed into what felt like a stylish jazz lounge. “Together We Rise” was an unforgettable celebration of La Casa de Don that showcased the spirit of a community united under one cause: the advancement of Newark.

 

With Sheila Anderson, the host of WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM’s Weekend Jazz After Hours and Salon Sessions as the evening’s emcee, “Together We Rise” celebrated La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45 years of empowering and revitalizing Newark and its residents. Together We Rise honored three leaders who advance and support the vibrant Newark community: Dr. Nancy E. Cantor, Michellene Davis, Esq., and Rodney Gilbert.  Michellene Davis, Esq. and Arcelio Aponte, Senior Vice Chancellor and CFO of Rutgers University – Newark, who accepted Dr. Cantor’s award on her behalf, shared powerful and inspiring sentiments about La Casa being at the forefront of change and empowering the city’s residents. La Casa de Don Pedro honored the memory and legacy of a longtime collaborator, Rodney Gilbert and his impact on the Newark community through his murals.  Mr. Gilbert’s daughter, Feign Gilbert accepted the award and spoke of her father’s love of art and his hometown. Together, the evening’s honorees highlighted their excitement about the future of Newark with La Casa de Don Pedro serving a critical supporting role.

 

The Nuñez family, consisting of Domingo, Wendy, Katelyn, Justin and Scarlett shared an inspiring testimonial about La Casa spanning four generations.  Attesting to the family’s triumph over adversity with La Casa de Don Pedro helping to lead the way, the Nuñez family shared how their lives have been touched and impacted by La Casa de Don Pedro over the past 45 years.

 

The evening featured musical entertainment from Newark’s own The Velvet Trio.  La Casa de Don Pedro’s Call for Artist brought forth local artists who showcased their work that spoke to the theme, Together We Rise. Newark in Tune- Small Town Big City and LaQuin and the Family Tree Band gave live performances.  Artists Stanley Gavidia, Georgie MorelRed, and Spencer Frohwirth exhibited their works of art.   The Newark Print Shop offered a print making activity where guests made and took home commemorative 45th Anniversary screen print posters.

 

Together We Rise was made possible through support from our sponsors:  Prudential, PSE&G, JP Morgan Chase & Co, M&T Bank, Valley National Bank, Rutgers University- Newark, RWJ Barnabas Health, RWJ Barnabas – Clara Maass Medical Center and RWJ Barnabas – Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, TD Bank, Wells Fargo, Enrique Diloné, Withum+Brown, PC., City National Bank, Horizon NJ Health, Lotus Equity Group, McCarter & English, LLP, NeighborWorks America, PNC Bank, Santander Bank, and Whole Foods Market Newark.

 

Photos of the evening can be found here.

 

La Casa de Don Pedro has launched their End of Year Appeal now through December 31st, 2017 to raise $5,000 by year’s end to strengthen its ability to empower and revitalize the Newark community.  If you would like to help La Casa de Don Pedro reach its goal you can do so online, at our website www.lacasanwk.org or by texting “LaCasa” (973) 755-1812.

 

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45th Anniversary Gala to showcase many expressions of “Together We Rise”

La Casa de Don Pedro, one of Northern New Jersey’s premier community based social service and community development organizations, is hosting its 45th Anniversary Gala “Together We Rise” on Tuesday November 14th.  Join La Casa de Don Pedro and friends for an unforgettable evening of fine cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music,

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La Casa de Don Pedro, one of Northern New Jersey’s premier community based social service and community development organizations, is hosting its 45th Anniversary Gala “Together We Rise” on Tuesday November 14th.  Join La Casa de Don Pedro and friends for an unforgettable evening of fine cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, art, and dance starting at 6:00pm at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

With Sheila Anderson, the host of WBOG Jazz 88.3 FM’s Weekend Jazz After Hours and Salon Sessions as the evening’s emcee, Together We Rise will celebrate La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45 year legacy in Newark. Together We Rise will honor three leaders who advance its mission and support the vibrant Newark community: Dr. Nancy E. Cantor, Michellene Davis, Esq., and Rodney Gilbert.  Dr. Cantor has led Rutgers University – Newark’s commitment to prioritize the education and employment of Newarkers; RWJ Barnabas Health, under Ms. Davis’ leadership, is actively expanding its commitment to health and wellness by embracing policies and strategies that support healthy homes.  Newark’s recent and tragic loss of Mural King, arts educator and advocate, Rodney Gilbert, is fresh on our mind.  Rodney put arts education and public art at the forefront here in Newark.  He paved the way for change and as we tour all of Newark’s vibrant murals, we’ll never forget the man who helped to start it all.  As one of our original honorees, we will still recognize his legacy that evening.

La Casa de Don Pedro will give special thanks to honoree, Rodney Gilbert, known locally as the Mural King, founder and CEO of Yendor Productions.  Through his extensive work across Newark, including La Casa’s neighborhood, Mr. Gilbert’s passion and vitality has left a lasting impact and deep appreciation to the value of arts education.

This event will feature performances and artwork that speaks to Newark’s vibrancy and the strength of the community.  The Velvet Trio will provide musical entertainment for the evening. Artists selected from La Casa de Don Pedro’s Call for Artists will feature their artwork and performances that speak to the theme, Together We Rise. LaQuin and the Family Tree Band and Newark in Tune- Small Town Big City will provide live performances. Stanley Gavida, Georgie Morel, Red, and Spencer Frohwirth will exhibit their art.

This Event was made possible through support from our sponsors:  Prudential, PSE&G, JP Morgan Chase & Co, M&T Bank, Valley National Bank, Rutgers University- Newark, RWJ Barnabas Health, RWJ Barnabas – Clara Maass Medical Center and RWJ Barnabas – Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, TD Bank, Wells Fargo, Enrique Diloné, Withum+Brown, PC., City National Bank, Horizon NJ Health, Lotus Equity Group, McCarter & English, LLP, NeighborWorks America, PNC Bank, Santander Bank, and Whole Foods Market Newark. Tickets can be purchased online at https://lacasanwk.givezooks.com/events/45th-anniversary-Celebration.  Special discounts are available for artists.

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Festival de la Familia Celebrates Newark’s Hispanic Heritage, Diversity, and Unity for Mexico and Puerto Rico

[October 2, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, in partnership with the City of Newark held Newark’s 10th Annual Festival de la Familia on Saturday, September 23rd. Families, friends, local partner organizations and volunteers looking to lend a hand gathered on Broadway between Bloomfield Pl. & Broad St. for the

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[October 2, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, in partnership with the City of Newark held Newark’s 10th Annual Festival de la Familia on Saturday, September 23rd. Families, friends, local partner organizations and volunteers looking to lend a hand gathered on Broadway between Bloomfield Pl. & Broad St. for the free, lively, and exciting event. In light of the current disasters, La Casa de Don Pedro collected funds for the American Red Cross to deploy resources to where they are needed most in Puerto Rico and Mexico.  View photos HERE.

 

Held in the heart of Newark’s Lower Broadway Community, Festival de la Familia celebrates Newark’s vibrant diversity and the strength of the community.  In total, La Casa raised more than $800 received from individuals and businesses along the corridor.  La Casa de Don Pedro will leverage those dollars with an additional $700.  Half of the dollars raised will support Newark’s Hurricane Maria Relief Fund for Puerto Rico that public officials have organized with a goal to raise $100,000.  The remaining contribution will support the American Red Cross efforts in areas impacted by the recent earthquake in Mexico.

 

Street performances, musicians and artists showcased music and dance from countries like Peru, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia and the continent of Africa. These included Yahaye Kamate Drummers, Ruben Figueroa and Conjunto Ritmo Tropical, Cimarrones, Alianza Latina, Peruvian Dance troupe, and Flor de Café. Partner organizations such as the Newark Museum, Focus Hispanic Center for Community Development, The Newark Public Library, New Jersey Citizen Action, and others shared activities and resources. La Casa provided free HIV testing and renowned muralist Layqa Nuna Yawar began his work on a large community mural along the corridor.

 

Festival de la Familia was made possible by the support from Prudential, PSEG, Valley National Bank, JP Morgan Chase, M&T Bank, Rutgers University- Newark, TD Bank, North Jersey Federal Credit Union, Horizon NJ Health; Capacity Benefits & Financial Services, and the Lower Broadway Neighborhood Association.

 

La Casa de Don Pedro has two remaining fundraising and community events to close out its 45th Anniversary Celebration. National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, a free event to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS is a free soccer tournament at the Newark Waterfront on Sunday, October 15th, 11-4pm.  Together We Rise Gala is October 14th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Please contact info@lacasanwk.org for more information.

 

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Festival de la Familia Returns to Lower Broadway this Saturday!

[Newark, September 20, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, in partnership with the City of Newark, will host the 10th Annual Festival de la Familia (#FestivalFamilia2017) on Saturday, September 23th. This Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will also commemorate La Casa’s 45th Anniversary. The free festival will take place from 12pm-5pm

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[Newark, September 20, 2017] La Casa de Don Pedro, in partnership with the City of Newark, will host the 10th Annual Festival de la Familia (#FestivalFamilia2017) on Saturday, September 23th. This Hispanic Heritage Month celebration will also commemorate La Casa’s 45th Anniversary. The free festival will take place from 12pm-5pm on Broadway between Bloomfield Place & Broad Street in Newark, NJ.

Crespita Entertainment will open the celebrations with street performances and DJ Cisco-Francisco Morales/FM Entertainment will lead the show. Musicians and artists will showcase music and dance from countries like Peru, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia and the continent of Africa. These include Yahaye Kamate Drummers, Ruben Figueroa and Conjunto Ritmo Tropical, Cimarrones, Alianza Latina, Peruvian Dance troupe, and Flor de Café. Newark’s very own Batman [Retired Detective Ortiz] and Batgirl will make a special appearance as well.

The street will be lined with bouncy house rides, carnival games, street performers and many other activities. Community Partner organizations such as the Newark Museum, the Newark Fire Department, Focus Hispanic Center for Community Development, The Newark Public Library, New Jersey Citizen Action, and others will share activities and resources. La Casa will offer free HIV testing as well.

“Festival de la Familia celebrates Newark’s cultural diversity. Events like these are so important because they bring families together and foster community pride. As we look back on our city’s history La Casa de Don Pedro is proud to have been a unifying force in the empowerment and development of our community. We are grateful for the City of Newark, our generous donors, and community partners that make this celebration possible,” said Carrie Puglisi, La Casa’s Director of Program & Fund Development.

Festival de la Familia is made possible by the support of our sponsors: Prudential, PSEG, Valley National Bank, JP Morgan Chase, M&T Bank, Rutgers University- Newark, TD Bank, North Jersey Federal Credit Union, Horizon NJ Health; Capacity Benefits & Financial Services, and  The Lower Broadway Neighborhood Association.

For further information, visit www.festivaldelafamilia.weebly.com or contact festival@lacasanwk.org.

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How Can Arts & Culture Improve Our Community? Join us on 9/26 to share your thoughts!

Join La Casa de Don Pedro and Newark’s Arts for a Cultural Community Conversation to discuss the development and implementation of Newark’s Community Cultural Plan, also called Newark Creates! Newark Creates supports the civic, social and economic growth of communities in the City of Newark and will advance new developments

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Join La Casa de Don Pedro and Newark’s Arts for a Cultural Community Conversation to discuss the development and implementation of Newark’s Community Cultural Plan, also called Newark Creates! Newark Creates supports the civic, social and economic growth of communities in the City of Newark and will advance new developments in the creation, production, and availability of arts and culture in the city.

We need your voice! How can the arts and culture improve YOUR COMMUNITY?

Date:       Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time:       6:00pm – 8:30pm

Location: La Casa de Don Pedro Youth and Family Center. 23 Broadway

The conversation will be hosted by La Casa de Don Pedro and facilitated by Newark Arts. We greatly value your ideas, feedback, and collaborative work during Newark’s cultural planning process.

For more information, please contact Susan Schear at 973-643-1625 or email newarkculturalplan@gmail.com. Thank you!

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With Deferred Action on the Chopping Block Comes a Real Opportunity for Permanency and Unity

La Casa de Don Pedro stands beside so many other institutions, organizations, individuals and politicians who have condemned President Donald Trump’s inhumane and insane action to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Donald Trump’s decision will have immense consequences – hundreds of thousands of young adults who

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La Casa de Don Pedro stands beside so many other institutions, organizations, individuals and politicians who have condemned President Donald Trump’s inhumane and insane action to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Donald Trump’s decision will have immense consequences – hundreds of thousands of young adults who call this country their home, including more than 22,000 dreamers here in NJ, will live in limbo. Will they be forced to drop out of college? Quit their job? Terminate their drivers’ licenses? Return to a country where there may be no one waiting for them and with a culture that’s not their own? Live in the shadows again?

Given his past promises and actions we are not terribly surprised with Trump and his administration’s decision, and we know DACA was only a temporary solution to a broken immigration system. So let’s take this moment as an opportunity. We urge our elected officials to prioritize immigration reform and enact a permanent solution (that may require some compromising) so that the millions of undocumented people making a life for themselves here in the U.S. have a sound and fair pathway to citizenship. Dreamers should be first on that path to permanency; they have already been legally vetted; they are already active members of our communities, and they must stay.

This year La Casa de Don Pedro celebrates its 45 year legacy of unity, resilience, advocacy, and creativity. Immigrants give life to our community and our organization. We assisted 64 young people sign up for DACA and are helping them renew before the upcoming deadline. We have prepared and petitioned for more than 2000 people become U.S. Citizens. To date we have educated almost 4,500 eager immigrants about U.S. culture and the English language. We are in this together and we urge our diverse, vibrant community to be reminded that La Casa is their home. La Casa es Su Casa. And, we stand together to say that United States must remain home to The Dreamers.

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Call for Artists

2017 marks La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45th Anniversary. Taking Together We Rise as the theme, the year-long celebration has been held in recognition of La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45 year legacy of unity, resilience, advocacy, and creativity. The celebration will close out with the 45th Anniversary Gala: Together

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2017 marks La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45th Anniversary. Taking Together We Rise as the theme, the year-long celebration has been held in recognition of La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45 year legacy of unity, resilience, advocacy, and creativity.

The celebration will close out with the 45th Anniversary Gala: Together We Rise, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Tuesday, November 14th. Taking into account the value and impact of the arts community in Newark and its role in the city’s revitalization, La Casa de Don Pedro seeks artists of all backgrounds to join in celebration.

Artists of all backgrounds and mediums are invited to create and showcase works that express these themes to visualize Together We Rise. Those selected will exhibit their work at La Casa’s 45th Anniversary Celebration NJPAC on November 14th. Artists will receive a $200 stipend for their work.

Artists should complete and submit proposals by August 18th. The proposal can be found at http://www.lacasanwk.org/news-and-events/call-for-artists-2/.

Proposals will be reviewed by the Together We Rise selection committee and artists chosen will be called upon for interviews. The final selections [approximately three to five artists] will be made by September 15th.

Please contact info@lacasanwk.org with any questions.  Information about La Casa de Don Pedro can be found at www.lacasanwk.org.  For tickets and additional information about the Together We Rise celebration on 11/14 please visit http://www.lacasanwk.org/news-and-events/together-we-rise-45th-anniversary-celebration-gala/.

Important Dates:

 

August 18 2017          Proposal & Submissions due
September 15 2017     Final Selections made
November 14 2017 -   Together We Rise: 45th Anniversary Celebration, 6pm at NJPAC

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