La Peña Cultural Center

For Organizational Planning

  • Amount
    $23,770
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/14/2016
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.lapena.org 
Address
3105 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705-1822
Grants to this Grantee
for organizational adaptation  

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.

for general operating support  
La Peña Cultural Center is a vibrant community center that promotes peace, social justice, and cultural understanding through the 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, which is located in Berkeley, 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.

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