Raíces Cultural Center has a new home! Read more about our vision to create a center for exploration, collaboration and cultural fusion within the performing, visual and media arts, as well as, their connection with Nature and Planet Earth.
Raíces Cultural Center is honored to receive grant support from the New Jersey Council for Humanities COVID-19 Response Grants to support the official launch of our newest program branch, the Branch of Community History.
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.
Raíces Cultural Center has Arts and History Program Grants from the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History (MCOAH) for 2020.
Thanks to the generous contributions of friends, family, community members, and supporters from near and far, Raíces Cultural Center has met it’s goal in Phase 1 of our Disaster Relief Support Initiative. In 9 months we were able to raise over $10,000 to help support grassroots recovery efforts on the island of Puerto Rico. Learn more about what the funds have been used to support as our friends, family and collaborators work for a just, sustainable and renewable recovery for the island.
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.
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 […]
Raíces Cultural Center’s EcoCulture program has been awarded a 2017 Park Partners grant from the Borough of Highland Park for the launch of a Sustainable Living Workshop Series. Thank you to all who voted and helped spread the word about the competition, you helped to make this idea a reality!
by Francisco G. Gómez Do we ever stop to think about what we really are? No, I’m not talking about your identity or your cultural background; or anything else for […]
En mi cuba nace una mata, que sin permiso no se puede tumba eh. No se puede tumba eh, porque son Orisa. Esa mata nace en el monte, esa mata tiene poder. Esa mata es Siguaraya!