La Peña Cultural Center

For Organizational Adaptation

  • Amount
    $400,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    12/1/2020
  • Term
    42 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
Overview
La Peña Cultural Center is a community center that promotes peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through arts, education, and social action. Each year, La Peña presents more than 100 events created by emerging and established performers, and produces new works by local, national, and international artists, reaching approximately 10,000 people. The center also houses a variety of in-school and out-of-school arts education programs, classes, and workshops rooted in Latin American cultural traditions and international social movements. This grant advances the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy by ensuring a cultural home for Latin American arts and culture practitioners, and a venue for cross-cultural learning. This grant will support La Peña Cultural Center’s adaptation planning and implementation.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.lapena.org 
Address
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94705, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
La Peña Cultural Center is a vibrant community cultural center with a vision that promotes peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through the arts, education, and social action. Each year, La Peña presents more than 200 events created by emerging and established artists, and produces new works by local, national, and international artists. The organization also houses a wide variety of in-school and out-of-school arts education programs that reach more than 2,000 students annually, as well as community-based classes and workshops that attract an additional 300 attendees of all ages.

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