Together We Rise | 45th Anniversary Celebration Events

La Casa de Don Pedro’s 45 year legacy in Newark is one of resilience, of creativity, and of unity of unity. We have built bridges that unite communities, empowered leaders who ignite social change and created opportunities for all to thrive. Forty five years later, we remember that together we rise.Together we triumph over adversity. And together we can build a brighter, more equitable future.

We invite you to join us in celebrating this milestone anniversary. Our 45th Anniversary Celebration events speak to our legacy in Newark, honor leaders who advance our mission and celebrate our vibrant community. All of our events offer unique sponsorship opportunities and reach different sectors of the population. Your commitment to La Casa will be recognized on a variety of print and digital marketing materials, depending on your level of sponsorship. Please see our 45th Anniversary Celebration Packet that details all of our events, sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

45th Anniversary Celebration Events

Gracias A Ti: Breakfast at La Casa | May 4 2017
A breakfast to say thank you and recognize our friends, supporters and sponsors whose generosity makes our work possible. Our first-ever Gracias Por Ti breakfast will be held at La Casa’s 39 Broadway Center. [free, by invitation only]

10th Annual Festival de La Familia| September 23 2017
Our annual musical and cultural street fair. Held in the heart of Newark’s Lower Broadway neighborhood, Festival de la Familia celebrates our community’s vibrancy and diversity. The free event features carnival rides, games, performances by local musicians and community resources. [free, open to the public]

15th Annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day| October 14 2017
A free, entertaining event held annually to raise awareness about the severity of HIV/AIDS in the community and encourage advocacy. La Casa’s NLAAD event in Newark is one of thousands of community events held in honor of NLAAD across the country to foster community engagement in the fight against HIV/AIDS. [free, open to the public]

Together we Rise: 45th Anniversary Celebration| November 9 2017*
A unique gala to celebrate La Casa’s 45 year legacy and honor leaders who advance our mission. The event will feature performances and artwork that speaks to Newark’s vibrancy and the strength of our community. [ticketed]

*Dates subject to change

For further information or to confirm your commitment, please contact Mariel Fernandez at 973-482-8312 ext.1116 or

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