Raíces Cultural Center Awarded Incubation Grant from NJCH

Raíces Cultural Center has been awarded an incubation grant from NJ CH to develop a research initiative that examines the role and impact of gender in folkloric expressions and cultural traditions from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the diaspora.

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Raíces Awarded Middlesex County Office of Arts & History Program Grants for 2020

Raíces Cultural Center started off 2020 on a positive note as we received notifications of both Arts and History Program Grants from the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History (MCOAH). The Arts Program that was awarded funding is our … Continue reading

A Bountiful Summer at the Raíces MicroFarm

Photo gallery from the 2019 Raíces EcoCulture MicroFarm summer season.

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Save the PR Bee: Raíces Awarded Bee Cause Foundation Grant Award on Behalf of TaínaSoy Apiario

Raíces Cultural Center has teamed up with TaínaSoy Apiario Institute for Sustainability and Ecological Conservancy to provide fiscal sponsorship for the awarding of a Bee Cause Foundation grant which will help launch an educational program in Aguada, Puerto Rico to Save the PR Bee.

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High Tunnel at Finca Mi Casa up and Running Again

by Francisco G. Gómez Finca Mi Casa’s High Tunnel is back in action thanks to you! It was January 2018 when we first visited Don Luis and Doña Carmen, at Finca Mi Casa in Camuy, Puerto Rico after hurricane María … Continue reading

Raíces Cultural Center Awarded 2018 Park Partners Grant

Thanks to all of our neighbors and friends from Highland Park who came out and voted in the 2018 Park Partners Grant Competition. Raíces won in the Culture & Diversity category and will be expanding the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series.

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Raíces Sustainable Disaster Relief Fund – THANK YOUS!

Raíces Cultural Center gives our supporters a huge THANK YOU for making last week’s Giving Tuesday fundraiser drive a success. This thank you extends to all who have contributed to our Sustainable Disaster Relief Fund for Puerto Rico to date … Continue reading

Raíces Spotlight on Eco-Warrior Kira Herzog

by Francisco G.Gómez We affectionately call her Kirita Bug because she’s always moving from task to task in almost total silence and never quits! This young lady has proven herself in so many ways, to be humble, loyal, hardworking, talented, … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Intro to Solar Energy Workshop

Check out the photo gallery from Raíces EcoCulture’s Intro to Solar Energy Workshop with Laura Waldman in Highland Park, NJ, May 21, 2017.

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Raíces EcoCulture Garden Crew Spring Update

by Nicole Wines The Raíces Garden Crew is growing. Members of our recently formed Community Action Team as well as students from the Highland Park High School Environmental Club have been volunteering to transplant herbs and perennials, start seedlings, work … Continue reading