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“I Am Because We Are”: PS 132 book launch

JPD Community Space received students, teachers, and parents of P.S. 132 for a book launch on November 19: “I Am Because You Are” is a collection of poems written by some of them. Students presented, parents spoke, and we all had a great time! Check out some of the pictures (credits to PS132 Facebook page). … Continue reading “I Am Because We Are”: PS 132 book launch

Do you shop at Amazon? See how your purchases could help JPD at no cost to you!

Now that the Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation has its own home, fundraising has become our top priority. As a not for profit 501 (c) 3 organization, JPD can participate in Amazon Smile, a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the … Continue reading Do you shop at Amazon? See how your purchases could help JPD at no cost to you!

Nosotras Contamos: una presentación teatral para ser contada

“En un mundo donde todos contamos lo que nos sucede, un grupo de artistas cuentan sus historias fuera de la patria amada”. El 1 de octubre, JPD Community Space alojó una hermosa noche con un grupo de artistas que compartieron, utilizando técnicas de teatro, sus historias personales después de abandonar su amado país de origen, … Continue reading Nosotras Contamos: una presentación teatral para ser contada

Taller de Cómo Escribir Cuentos by Jose Acosta

On September 26, 2019, Dominican Writer José Acosta, winner on two occasions of the national prize of tales of the Dominican Republic, gave a free Master Class on ‘The art of writing tales’ at the Community Space of Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation Community Space.  El 26 de septiembre, el escritor dominicano José Acosta, ganador en … Continue reading Taller de Cómo Escribir Cuentos by Jose Acosta

Exhibición fotográfica “Desde mi ventana” en el espacio comunitario de la Fundación Juan Pablo Duarte

Vea fotos y video de la primera Exposición de Fotografía de Manuel Sierra, evento que sucedió el lunes 9 de septiembre 2019 en la galería del Espacio comunitario de la Fundación Juan Pablo Duarte. Check out some of the pictures and a video of the Photo Exhibition by the artist Manuel Sierra. The event took … Continue reading Exhibición fotográfica “Desde mi ventana” en el espacio comunitario de la Fundación Juan Pablo Duarte

Children’s books donation campaign: join DRSEA Reading Program at JPD Community Center

JPD Foundation is actively supporting the Dominican Republic Sports & Education Academy in its fall campaign to collect Spanish language children’s books for distribution in the Dominican Republic as part of the DRSEA Reading Program. In order to develop a love for reading and provide an educational foundation that can last a lifetime, the program … Continue reading Children’s books donation campaign: join DRSEA Reading Program at JPD Community Center

Community Center Inauguration: press coverage

The inauguration of JPD Community Center happened this Sunday, August 11th, and was highlighted by El Diario and The New York State official website. NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Kathy Hochul, Lt. Governor of New York were also present and shared the inauguration event on their social media profile. And here’s a video about … Continue reading Community Center Inauguration: press coverage