501(c)(3) Nonprofit, Art/Cultural Education Organization
Our mission is to promote, educate, and celebrate the
Hispanic / Latino Culture in Northern Virginia and
Dallas, Texas communities. We teach the rich cultural
heritage of the Hispanic/Latino people coming from
Indigenous, European, and the African connections in the
Caribbean Islands. Our focus is on highlighting our
cultural diversity; to better understand, value, and
share our customs and traditions (history, art, music,
dance, and foods). We provide Art and multi-cultural
education programs; presentations, workshops, and
cultural diversity training sessions to staff and
community organizations, youth, children and families.
We build partnerships with schools, cultural-Art
centers, recreation centers, Libraries and other
community organizations (such as military veteran
organizations, Police Dept. Juvenile Dept.)..
provide cultural education activities that connect youth
with leadership skills, increase self-esteem and cultural
pride, and to promote education. We work with parents and
schools to provide parent involvement education on how to
support their children in schools.
partnerships in the community schools, Art and Cultural
centers, recreation centers, and Libraries to share,
educate, and celebrate our cultural heritage and the common
bonds that connect us all. Together we motivate students to
stay in school, achieve high academic success, and connect
with their cultural heritage which instills cultural pride
and builds a strong future.
Cultural Education Programs are:
Cultura Cura” the Culture Cures
community leadership program presented to youth and families
to teach how to use their cultural values to increase self
esteem, discourage high risk behaviors, and strengthen the
family and community.
Parents and School Together”
An education program to teach parents about the education
system and the importance of being involved in their
Art cultural activities that connect children with the
African cultures of the Caribbean people; the history of our
“Hispanidad”, dance, music, and foods.
-President, & Cultural Educator
Phone: (972) 276 –
Making~Connections, Inc. 2022