Community Children's Cultural Education Programs
"Connecting Families with Culture, Education, and the Community"

"Caribbean Roots" - Raices Caribeña
A Cultural Education Program highlighting the rich diverse heritage
(Indigenous Taino, European, & African) through teaching art, music, dance, history, geography, customs and traditions of the Caribbean Islands



"Caribbean Roots"
Target Saturdays
Latino Cultural Center




Programs are for Schools, Cultural Centers, Recreation/Community Centers, & Churches


Children Dancing Caribbean Music


.Caribbean Roots”
Sponsored by - Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program


Leo Hassan


Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration"
Nova Academy, Dallas, TX
September 28, 2018



.Caribbean Roots”
Children's Summer Cultural Program
Portfolio Resident Services, Dallas, TX
June 11 - 15, 2018


Presenters: Leo Hassan & Dulce Parker
Sponsored by - Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program


Caribbean History


Art – Mask Making


Leo Hassan Afro-Caribbean Drumming



.“Caribbean Roots”
Children's Caribbean Carnival
Polk-Wisdom Library, Dallas, TX
June 12, 2018


Dulce Parker – Caribbean Carnival Costume


Caribbean Culture


Art and Mask Making


Divina Garcia - Mask Making




.“Caribbean Roots”
Children's Cultural Program


St. Anthony School, Dallas, TX

April 13 2018
Drumming by Leo Hassan

Sponsored by - Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs
– Community Artists Program




.Caribbean Roots”
Churchill Recreation Center, Dallas, TX
March 12, 14, & 15, 2018
Sponsored by - Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs
– Community Artists Program


Afro-Caribbean Drumming
with Leo Hassan



2017

Caribbean Roots”
Children's Carnival Program
Nash-Davis Recreation Center, Dallas, TX
January 3 - 6, 2017


Mask Making


Programs - 2016

.“Caribbean Roots”
History, Culture, & Food “Sugar Cane” Demonstration

Oak Cliff Cultural Center Summer Program
Dallas, Texas - July 21 & 22, 2016


Dulce Parker teaching children about the
Caribbean Islands


Lesley Lanig – Culture of Barbados



.Caribbean Roots” - Children's Caribbean Carnival

Arcadia Park Branch Library, Dallas, Texas
Sponsored by: City of Dallas, OCA, Community Artist Program (CAP)
Dates: January 25, February 1, 8, & 22, 2016 – Photos LINK








Family Caribbean Carnival Celebration
Latino Cultural Center, Dallas,Texas
February 13, 2016
Target Second Saturday Click for more Photos


Programs - 2015
Bataan Cultural Center – West Dallas



Caribbean Roots” Arts and Culture
July 27 & 28, 2015 - Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program (CAP)


Hampton – Illinois Library, Dallas, Texas

.“Caribbean Roots” Arts and Cultural Mural
July 22, 2015 – Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program (CAP)


Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas



Caribbean Roots” Culinary Arts Demonstration and Culture
Summer Program

July 13, 15, 17, & 24, 2015
Sponsored by the City of Dallas Oak Cliff Cultural Center


Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

Caribbean Roots” Afro-Caribeña, Arte, Baile, y Música
Target Second Saturday Program – Photos Link
February 14, 2015
Sponsored by the City of Dallas Latino Cultural Center and Target


L.G. Pinkston HS, Dallas, Texas -

.Caribbean Roots” - African Cultural Connections
February 12, 2015
Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program (CAP)


H.B.Gonzalez Elementry School., Dallas, Texas

Caribbean Roots” - African Cultural Connections
February 10, 2015
Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs – Community Artists Program (CAP)


Programs - 2014
City of Dallas Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas -

.Caribbean RootsCaribbean Cultural Foods Demonstration
November 8 & 15, 2014


Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas


Caribbean RootsCultural Presentation
Afro- Caribbean Food Demonstration, History & Culture
Cara Mia Theatre
Summer Camp: June 19, 20, 24, 26, 2014


Caribbean Roots”
Teco Theater



Caribbean Cooking”
So.Dallas Cultural Center


Caribbean Roots”
Latino Cultural Center


Caribbean Roots”
Kleberg Rylie Library


Caribbean Art Summer Camp at 
St. Phillip's Community Center


"Caribbean Roots"
Cummings Recreation Center


"Caribbean Roots" - NTP
Roseland Community Center



"African Diaspora Cooking"
South Dallas Cultural Center


City of Dallas Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas

Caribbean Roots” Cultural Foods Demonstration
April, 5, 12, 19, 26, 2014
Photos- Click

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Programs – 2005 - 2013

DISD LG Pinkston HS:Caribbean Roots” Cultural Food Demonstration
May 16, 2013 sponsored by City of Dallas, OCA-CAP

DISD Anson Jones Elementary: Caribbean Roots” Cultural Education
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2013, sponsored by Thriving Minds After School
Photos Link

DISD
LG Pinkston HS:Caribbean Roots” Cultural Presentation
April 19, 2013, sponsored by City of Dallas, OCA-CAP
Photos Link

DISD
Cochran Elementary: Caribbean Roots” Cultural Education
Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, & April 17, 2013, sponsored by Thriving Minds After School
Photos Link

DISD Lee A. McShan Elementary: - Caribbean Roots” Cultural Education
Feb. 5, 12, 19, 2013, sponsored by Thriving Minds After School
. Photos Link

Desoto High School - “Caribbean Roots” Afro-Caribbean Culture
Black History Month Presentation – Feb. 22, 2012
Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Target Saturday Cultural Art Program - Feb. 11, 2012
Latino Cultural Center, Dallas- Photos Link


Caribbean Roots” Caribbean Mask PaintingDallas Arts Fest, Fair Park – May 29, 2011 -Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) - Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Cultural Program Teco Theater - June 6 & 7, 2011
City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs (CAP) Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Caribbean Cooking June 2011 - South Dallas Cultural Center , sponsored by South Dallas Cultural Center Photos Link

Caribbean Rootscultural program Kleberg Rylie Library, Library Live - ,Dallas, Tx - February 10, 2011 -sponsored by City of Dallas & Big Thought Photos Link


Caribbean Roots” Dallas Housing Authority – Forest Green Manor - City of Dallas Community Artist Program (CAP) – January 26 & 27, 2011- Photos Link

5th International Book Fair "Caribbean Cultural Journey" Dallas Public Library - Presentation Oct. 23, 2010, Dallas City Library Photos Link

"African Diaspora Cooking & Caribbean Art" at South Dallas Cultural Center - Summer Art at the Center - June - July 2010 Photos Link

DISD John F. Kennedy Learning Center, “Caribbean Roots”November 13, 2009 Photos Link

"Caribbean Roots" Harry Stone Recreation Center -Thriving Minds After School After School ,February 2009 Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Cultural Workshop Dallas, TX, Brookhaven Community College - October 6 & 8, 2009 Photos Link

"Caribbean Roots"
Ice House Cultural Center -
September 15-18, 2009 Photos Link
TeCo Summer Program- June 8,9, 10, & 15, 2009 Photos Link
Cummings Recreation Center -April - May 2009 Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Neighborhood Touring Program (NTP)


"Caribbean Roots" at Harry Stone Recreation Center, Dallas, Texas -
Thriving Minds - Big Thought -Jan. 30 to Feb. 20 09

"Caribbean Roots"
Arcadia Park Dallas Library- June 2008 Photos Link
St. Philip's Community Center-Summer 2008
Photos Link
Cummings Recrecation Center- March-May, 2008
Photos Link
Roseland Community Center- March-April 2008
Photos Link
B.H. Macon Elementary- April-May 2008 Photos Link
Sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs Neighborhood Touring Program (NTP)


Caribbean Roots” City of Dallas Central Library-Annual International Book Fair
Caribbean Food Cultural Demonstration - "The Rice Trail" -October 25, 2008 Photos Link

Caribbean Roots”H. B. Gonzalez Elementary - Cultural Program Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Sam Tasby M.S. - Cultural Presentation Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” City of Dallas Library, Hampton-Illinois, sponsored by Big Thought -Dallas Arts Learning Initiative (DALI) March 10 - 31, 2008 Photos Link

Caribbean Roots” Target Saturdays - Latino Cultural Center March 8, 2008 Photos Link

Fulton School, Rockwall, Texas: Intenational Week: "Caribbean Roots"

Caribbean Roots: 2007
Highland Hills United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas Photos Link
W. Lipscomb Elementary - "Caribbean Roots" – NTP Photos Link
B. H. Macon Elementary - "Caribbean Roots" – NTP
Photos Link
(Neighborhood Touring Program - NTP) sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA)


Caribbean Roots: 2005 - 2006

Latino Cultural Center - "Caribbean Roots", Cultural Program NTP Photos Link
Roseland Community Center, "Caribbean Roots", Cultural Program NTP Photos Link
(Neighborhood Touring Program - NTP) sponsored by Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA)



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Our programs are funded in part by these and other community grants








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Mar. 29, 2019