Educational & Cultural Programs, Workshops, and Presentations:

Children After School Enrichment
Parent Education & School Involvement
* Cultural Education
* Community Diversity

Youth Leadership Skills
* Staff Development (Schools, Community Organizations, & Churches)

Presented at: Schools, Community & Cultural Centers, Churches, Recreation Centers, & Businesses
.....................(Contact us for program details, scheduling and fees.)

"Caribbean Roots"
(Cultural Education Enrichment Program)

ake an educational cultural journey to the Caribbean Islands and experience hands-on activities that include Art, Mask Making, History, Geography, Storytelling, and Dancing. Learn about the rich cultural diversity and heritages coming from Indigenous people (Taino), European and African cultures. The presentation highlights the discovery of America, customs & traditions, and the African cultural influences that connect the Islands today.

Includes: Social Studies; Geography, History, Culture , Art, Music, Dance, & Reading

Grades: 2 and up

Community Recreation Center
Leo Hassan – Drummer

Learning History & Culture

St. Philips Community School Storytelling

Polk-Wisdom Library
Caribbean Carnival


"La Cultura Cura" The Culture Cures
(Cultural Education / Community Diversity Programs ) & Staff Development

Children's Program: An interactive multicultural education program that teaches best practices to promote cultural understanding, diversity, and valuing cultural heritage. We engage the children to connect with their culture as a valuable pool of resources using Reading, Writing, Geography, History, Art/Murals, Music, and Dance. The program promotes self esteem and motivates children to embrace customs and traditions that include Mexico, the Caribbean Islands, Central and South America, Africa, and the United States. Parents are invited to participate and learn home activities that promote education.

Community Diversity/Youth Leadership: An interactive multicultural education workshop series for youth, parents, educators, and community organizations that promotes and teaches cultural understanding, decision making skills, self-esteem, valuing diversity, and the importance of education. We encourage youth to use community resources, cultural values, and life skills to stay in school and be SUCCESSFUL.

High School Cultural Presentation

Creating Cultural Murals

Children's La Cultura Cura

Learning Cultural Diversity


"Bringing Parents & Schools Together"
(Parent Involvement/Education Program)

An interactive educational workshop for parents that focuses on increasing parental involvement in school, better understanding of school policies and procedures, parent-school expectations, increasing parent-teacher communication, parenting skills and learning at home. A Parent Needs Assessment is conducted.

4 hour (workshop presented in 2 sessions)
**The programs are presented in English or Spanish.

Dallas ISD School
Parental Involvement

Families Learn Cultural Identity

Parent's Education

Parents and Children Learning Together

Community Cultural Programs
Cultural Centers, Universities, Libraries, & Senior Centers

Hispanic Heritage Week
Univ. North Texas - Dallas

Dallas Public Libraries
International Book Fair

University Confeerence
Univ. North Texas, Denton

A Taste of Caribbean Food
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Dallas

Teacher Scholarship Program- Dominican Republic
Programa educativo de Becas para Maestros de bajos recursos en la República Dominicana
El programa es una alianza con La Sociedad Cultural Domnicana, DFW y
la organización sin fines de lucro Making Connections, Inc.

A partnership program with La Sociedad Cultural Dominicana, DFW & Making Connections, Inc.  a Non Profit Cultual Education Organization, to support low income teachers in the DR who are providing services to the community and are working towards a Teacher Certification/Degree

Teacher Scholarship Program – Dominican Republic
Meeting with our participants, January 2019

Thanks to our supporters: Sherrry Driscol, Luis Del Villar, & Victoria y Evelio Herda
Dulce Parker delivering some school supplies donations to the teachers students who are participating in the DR Teacher Scholarship Program. We thank our board members and our community supporters for all their donations.


Josefina from Villa Duarte with Eulalia Jimenez - our program administrator, Sto. Domingo

Participants receive school supply donations

Dora – our first Teacher Scholarship participant at the Escuela la Flor del Café, Herrera, Sto. Domingo

Teacher Scholarships DR
Becas para Maestros de Escaso recursos

Thanks to other organizations for supporting this community school:
- St. Ambrose University Scoccer Team / Mission Group – Davenport, Iowa
- Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia

All materials are © 2019 Making~Connections, Inc. unless otherwise noted.