NYC SALT creates opportunities in visual arts and pathways to college and career for under served New York City youth from diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to careers in the arts, by engaging them in a rigorous blend of professional photography instruction, college-preparatory workshops, and career exposure. Their goal is to help students who would … Continue reading Do you know a high schooler interested in photography or videography? NYC Salt Residency Program Application is open until August 31st!
Until August 15th, JPD Community Space will be hosting an art exhibition that showcases work from the Latina-French artist Paloma Garcia. The exhibit features a series of portraits, animal rights paintings and a cartoon animation illustrating Taino mythology. The exhibition is a reflection of Paloma’s artistic evolution and her multiple sources of inspiration. Hasta el … Continue reading New exhibition: Art, Tainos and Environment by Paloma Garcia
NYC Census 2020 is partnering with a firm that specializes in grassroots outreach that will be hiring canvassers to support our Get Out the Count campaign to increase self-response to the 2020 Census. They’re looking to hire dozens of paid canvassers, so if you are looking to use your organizing skills to assist our community in … Continue reading NYC Census is recruiting!
On June 30th, 2020, JPD Foundation hosted a Facebook Live with special guests to talk about our community returning to a “new normalcy”. The event marked the re-opening of the Foundation services since the lockdown in NYC caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We discussed how Census participation can guarantee that our community gets the resources … Continue reading Virtual re-opening of JPD Foundation
El Censo 2020 está a la vuelta de la esquina – y se forma al futuro de la ciudad de Nueva York en los años venideros. Una vez cada diez años, el censo de Estados Unidos lleva un conteo de todas las personas en los Estados Unidos. La formación del censo es un mandato de la … Continue reading Nuestro Momento Es Ahora: Hágase Contar En El Censo 2020
January is Juan Pablo Duarte’s Birthday month and JPD Foundation has prepared a full calendar of events to celebrate this special date! Everything will happen at the JPD Community Space located at 4211 Broadway/GWB Marketplace (entrance btw 178th & 179th Streets & Ft. Washington Avenue). Take note and come join us! January 12th @ 2-4 … Continue reading It’s Duarte’s Month! Come celebrate with us
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
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!
Last Saturday, November 2nd, JPD Community Space hosted two interesting events with Dominican artists: the Fashion Designer Jose Duran and the poet Juan Matos. Thank you for supporting these and others initiatives promoted by JPD Foundation!
Check out some of the pictures of Fall Fundraising Reception, event that took place on October 23 at JPD Community Space. Vea fotos de la Recepción de Recaudación de Fondos, evento que sucedió el 23 de octubre, en el Centro Comunitario de la Fundación Juan Pablo Duarte.