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La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation La Fortaleza CDC is a collective of El Barrio/East Harlem community investors and neighborhood stakeholders using arts/culture for economic development.

La Fortaleza utiliza arte y cultura para generar desarrollo económico en El Barrio/East Harlem.

Operating as usual

03/09/2022

Sunday May 8, 2022 join us for our 2nd OPEN-AIR MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH on East 119th Street & Pleasant Ave, 11:00am to 5;30pm. Admission (two people = $75)
Helps support cultural maintenance, local economic development, commemorate Mother's Day, recognize a HERspanic of your choice.

SAVE THE DATE: Sunday May 8, 2022 join us for our 2nd OPEN-AIR MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH on East 119th Street & Pleasant Ave, ...
03/09/2022

SAVE THE DATE:
Sunday May 8, 2022 join us for our 2nd OPEN-AIR MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH on East 119th Street & Pleasant Ave, 11:00am to 5;30pm. Admission (two people = $75) includes: 1 dedicated award, live Latin Music, DJs, artisan crafts & art sale, raffle prizes, and a $15/person brunch discount at participating restaurants.

Ahoren LA FECHA:
Domingo 8 de Mayo, 2022 encuentrense celebrando Día de Las Madres en la calle estre 119 y la avenida Pleasant, 11:00am - 5:30pm.
Entrada por pareja son $75 y incluye musica latina en vivo, artesania y obra de arte para la venta, actuaciones en vivo, DJ, sorteos, y un discuento de $15/persona para disfrutar un almuerzo especial.

La Fortaleza CDC is helping local restaurants retain portions of potential losses to their businesses during one of the ...
02/24/2022

La Fortaleza CDC is helping local restaurants retain portions of potential losses to their businesses during one of the most profitable days of the year, Mother's Day.
We're doing it, for the 2nd straight year, with an Open-Air Mother's Day Sunday Brunch.
Sponsor a table or purchase a $75/couple ticket. Joining us are Bistro Casa Azul & Sapoara restaurants, both within a one-block radius of our event site, East 119th Street & Pleasant Avenue.
[email protected]

La Fortaleza CDC announces that its 2022 Irma Ayala-Roque Award for Arts Administrator goes to Elena Martinez, Co-Direct...
02/11/2022

La Fortaleza CDC announces that its 2022 Irma Ayala-Roque Award for Arts Administrator goes to Elena Martinez, Co-Director of the Bronx Music Heritage Center.
The award will be bestowed on her during the 2022 HERspanic Achievement Mother's Day Brunch celebration, Sunday May 8th, 2022.
Live music, personal recognition of your choice of honoree, ethnic cuisine, dancing, cash bar, and more, all for $75 per couple.
Tickets are available as are table sponsorship.
Send on E-mail to [email protected] for details.

LaFORT event publicity design poster contest is open. The theme is a Latina Mother's Day.El concurso de deseño para el p...
01/25/2022

LaFORT event publicity design poster contest is open. The theme is a Latina Mother's Day.
El concurso de deseño para el póster de publicidad esta abrierto. El tema es un Día de las Madres Latina.

01/07/2022

On behalf of the Board of Directors & Advisory, La Fortaleza CDC welcomes everyone to 2022 with well wishes, hopes, & prayers that the Magi bless your homes with Good Health, Peace, & Prosperity.

On behalf of the Board of Directors & Advisory, La Fortaleza CDC welcomes everyone to 2022 with well wishes, hopes, & pr...
01/07/2022

On behalf of the Board of Directors & Advisory, La Fortaleza CDC welcomes everyone to 2022 with well wishes, hopes, & prayers that the Magi bless your homes with Good Health, Peace, & Prosperity.

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation continues to bring people, services, culture, arts, together in special, ...
05/03/2021

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation continues to bring people, services, culture, arts, together in special, one of a kind, events. This Mother's Day, May 9th, is our annual HERspanic Achievement OPEN CULTURE Virtual Celebration 20212.
Use our special bar code for the best deals that include, engraved award to the HERspanic of your choice, live music & theater, AMOR CUBANO Brunch, & art.

Reviewing footage on-location. Shooting in 4K using Sony cam. I am available for shoots big or small.
05/01/2021

Reviewing footage on-location. Shooting in 4K using Sony cam. I am available for shoots big or small.

This year's HERspanic Achievement OPEN CULTURE Virtual Celebration 2021 helps El Barrio/East Harlem restaurants keep din...
04/26/2021

This year's HERspanic Achievement OPEN CULTURE Virtual Celebration 2021 helps El Barrio/East Harlem restaurants keep diners' spending in neighborhood. Join use. You can't beat the price.
Este año La Celebración de Los Logros HERspana Virtual OPEN CULTURE ayuda los restaurantes locales del Barrio/East Harlem mantener el dolar turistico en la vecindad. Encuentrese con nosotros. No puede superar la donación.

LA FONDA BORICUA se une con nosotros para celebrar el Dia deLas Madres este Domingo dia 9 d mayo en l Barrio.Actuaciones...
04/17/2021

LA FONDA BORICUA se une con nosotros para celebrar el Dia deLas Madres este Domingo dia 9 d mayo en l Barrio.

Actuaciones de
SON DEL MONTE charanga)
CAICEDO PRODUCTIONS (theater)
DJ VCTOR Mozco Mix
& sorteo de obras de arte original

Artwork by Eliezer Berrios. Commemorative & ad posters available.
04/13/2021

Artwork by Eliezer Berrios. Commemorative & ad posters available.

04/12/2021

Cocina preparada por AMOR CUBANO y LA FONDA BORICUA. Música por SONIDO COSTEÑO. Actuación en vivo por ONE Festival.
$75/pareja (comida, entrada, y premio), $0/persona (comida, entrada), $15 (enlace al transmisión y cartelera). Busquen en GoFundMe y EventBrite para detalles.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-4296082Your Amazon purchases now help La Fortaleza CDC to help local restaurants, cafes, ...
04/04/2021

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Your Amazon purchases now help La Fortaleza CDC to help local restaurants, cafes, & caterers in El Barrio/East Harlem recover in a Post-COVID era. Also visit our event pages on GoFundMe & EventBrite for our Mother's Day commemoration details called the HERspanic Achievement OPEN CULTURE Virtual Celebration 2021.
https://www.gofundme.com/manage/herspanic-achievement-celebration-2021

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herspanic-achievement-open-culture-virtual-celebration-2021-tickets-145773700061
Su compras en Amazon ayuda La Fortaleza CDC ayudar a los restaurantes, cafes, y proveedores en El Barrio/East Harlem recuperar en una epoca Post-COVID.
Visiten nuestras paginas de eventos en GoFundMe y Eventbrite para detalles de nuestra conmemoración del Dia de las Madres, HERspanic Achievement OPEN CULTURE Virtual Celebration 2021.
https://www.gofundme.com/manage/herspanic-achievement-celebration-2021

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/herspanic-achievement-open-culture-virtual-celebration-2021-tickets-145773700061

11/19/2020
The International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival Promo

Exemplary of our concept of collaborative community development and maintenance, the IPRHFF was create with Veronica Caicedo, producer of the ONE Festival. The IPRHFF highlights films and videos of all genre where Puerto Ricans are centrally cast as above-the-line personnel or/and the location or subject relates to the island-homeland or its people.

organization logo & letterhead
11/19/2020

organization logo & letterhead

10/29/2020
La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation

La Fortaleza CDC is a collective of El Barrio/East Harlem community investors and neighborhood stakeholders using arts/culture for economic development.

La Fortaleza is very happy to report that the Virtual Festival del Libro will take place on Friday, December 11th beginn...
10/28/2020

La Fortaleza is very happy to report that the Virtual Festival del Libro will take place on Friday, December 11th beginning at 10:00am.
We'll feature workshops on Hip Hop writing, Financial Literacy, Bilingual Publishing, and more. Panels will be on Poetic Writing, Healthy Meals & Beverages, and others.
Authors will be reading from their books throughout the day. For more on our day's activities send an e mail to [email protected]

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation's cover photo
09/29/2020

La Fortaleza Community Development Corporation's cover photo

09/11/2020

Buen día. Morning. Necesitamos su ayuda en ayudar asegurar una actividad exitosa y mantenerlos sano.
Nuestro locación, P.S. 109, nos brindaron uso de las plazas aire libre para asegurar más espacio entre personas.
Estamos asegurando que al entrar todos tengan temperatura normal.
Estamos, también, haciendo planes para lograr portones virtualmente.

Ayúdanos con sugerencias para elevar la confianza entre el pueblo en asistir en la actividad y no mantenernos escondido y con miedo. En algún momento tenemos que enfrentar la nueva realidad responsablemente.

Nos pueden ayudar con promoviendo los pasos que estamos haciendo.

Gracias.

03/16/2020

Debido a las insecuridades con el virus, la coporaciòn de desarrollo comunitario La Fortaleza esta suspendiendo nuestra celebraciòn anual de Los Logros HERspana este año. La situacion han hecho nuestros esfuerzos de organizar, planificar, and recaudar fondos muy dificil para confinuar.

Agradecemos quienes nos han respondido a que mantegamos sus boletos y auspicios pagado para la próxima vez.

La circunstancias nos permite mas tiempo en los arreglos para el año que viene. Procuramos personas quienes quisieran trabajar con nosotros para el año 2021.
Se pueden comunicar no mi por messenger, teléfono, o correo eléctronico.

11/03/2019
LO QUE PASA EN MI BARRIO:1ra parte Silent Procession NYC4PR

Lo Que Pasa En Mi Barrio (What's happening In My Neighborhood) is a multi-sensory series of events & activities that spand social issues, economic sustainabilities, and cultural preservation through arts & culture.

The series first appeared on P.E.G. (Public, Education, & Government) Access TV during the 1990s and has been produced and presented bilingually.
Disfruten, comente, y reparten.

11/02/2019

Lo Que Pasa En Mi Barrio (What's happening In My Neighborhood) is a multi-sensory series of events & activities that spand social issues, economic sustainabilities, and cultural preservation through arts & culture.

The series first appeared on P.E.G. (Public, Education, & Government) Access TV during the 1990s and has been produced and presented bilingually.
Disfruten, comente, y reparten.

Wrapping up a successful Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary Event and sharing moments with you. Video highlight ...
10/29/2019

Wrapping up a successful Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary Event and sharing moments with you. Video highlight to follow.

Photographic Gallery #01
of the 2019 Festival del Libro El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 You're free to comment, like, and share.

News crew to cover Wednesday's date at El Festival del Libro. Youth & students are especially welcomed. Win a collection...
10/05/2019

News crew to cover Wednesday's date at El Festival del Libro. Youth & students are especially welcomed.
Win a collection of books for your school. Admission is free (books aren't). Average cost $10 to $25. Note that there are exceptions to that rule.
Noticias locales estaran disponible hacer reportajes desde El Festival del Libro el miercoles dia 9 de octubre.
Llamamos a [email protected] a que asisten ese dia para mostrar apoyo por nuestra herencia bilingue. Estudiantes y jovenes quienes asisten pueden ganar el premio de una colección de libros para sus escuelas.
Entrada es gratis (libros no). El costo por un libro viene entre $10 y $25 dolares. Hay excepciones.

We're blessed to be having a 7th Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary celebration on Wednesday Oct 9th & Sunday Oct 7th. 24 or so writers, 3 organizations, live performances and more.
We're asking everyone to share and invite youth and student writers to attend our Wednesday event and be featured in CBSNews' field report to be filmed, live, at P.S. 109.
Doors open at 10:30am.
Info: [email protected]

News crew to cover Wednesday's date at El Festival del Libro. Youth & students are especially welcomed. Win a collection...
10/05/2019

News crew to cover Wednesday's date at El Festival del Libro. Youth & students are especially welcomed.
Win a collection of books for your school. Admission is free (books aren't). Average cost $10 to $25. Note that there are exceptions to that rule.
Noticias locales estaran disponible hacer reportajes desde El Festival del Libro el miercoles dia 9 de octubre.
Llamamos a [email protected] a que asisten ese dia para mostrar apoyo por nuestra herencia bilingue. Estudiantes y jovenes quienes asisten pueden ganar el premio de una colección de libros para sus escuelas.
Entrada es gratis (libros no). El costo por un libro viene entre $10 y $25 dolares. Hay excepciones.

We're blessed to be having a 7th Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary celebration on Wednesday Oct 9th & Sunday Oct 7th. 24 or so writers, 3 organizations, live performances and more.
We're asking everyone to share and invite youth and student writers to attend our Wednesday event and be featured in CBSNews' field report to be filmed, live, at P.S. 109.
Doors open at 10:30am.
Info: [email protected]

El Festival del Libro
10/05/2019

El Festival del Libro

We're blessed to be having a 7th Bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary celebration on Wednesday Oct 9th & Sunday Oct 7th. 24 or so writers, 3 organizations, live performances and more.
We're asking everyone to share and invite youth and student writers to attend our Wednesday event and be featured in CBSNews' field report to be filmed, live, at P.S. 109.
Doors open at 10:30am.
Info: [email protected]

Attention to a change in our event schedule.Atención a un cambio en el horario de la actividad
09/19/2019

Attention to a change in our event schedule.
Atención a un cambio en el horario de la actividad

LA FORTALEZA CDC HAS HAD TO CHANGE ITS WEEKEND FESTIVAL OF BOOKS DATE. ADMISSION IS STILL FREE. SCHOOLS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ON WED OCT. 9th. CONFIRM CLASS ATTENDANCE ON OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE.
/Tuvimos que cambiar la fecha de nuestro FESTIVAL DEL LIBRO. Entrada es gratuita. Las escuelas estan invitada a pariticipar el dia 9 de OCT. Confirmen su aulas en nuestra pagina en EVENTBRITE.

Our new date is SUNDAY OCT. 13th.
La nueva fecha es el DOMINGO 13 de OCT.

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215 East 99th Street, Suite 204
New York, NY
10029

Lexington Avenue 4, 5, 6 trains

Telephone

+16466331790

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It's a Mother's Day Latina Theme. Our design contest gave us Eliezer Berrios' original. In 2022, we're looking for yours. El tema es Día de las Madres Latina. Nuestro concurso el año pasado nos brindó un obra de Eliezer Berrios. En el 2022, buscamos la tuya.
From buffalolatinovillage.com: An Interview with TAYRIN TAPIA, a series of interviews with Latina Pioneers, by Talia Rodriguez, Columnist, Buffalo Latino Village Note: You can find the complete interview at buffalolatinovillage.com. Her interview series are also covered by La Ultima Hora and Panorama Hispano, two Latino publications in Buffalo, NY.
From buffalolatinovillage.com: January 2022 Issue: Buffalo Latino Village. We want to make the Village Voice your VOICE -- sent us your story @ [email protected]
BEAUTITUL DISASTERS... by Juan Carreras https://www.amazon.ca/Beautiful-Disasters.../dp/B09KNCWD21 A new book by Juan Carlos Carreras, published by the Buffalo Latino Village, member of La Fortaleza Project: Description: A collection of observations in our culture, a reaction to self-conditions, words to put a plan into action, instead of empty aspirations, self reflection, setbacks, and breakthroughs, all part of the journey in the universe. No need to drink Kool-Aid here! Just be real to yourself; pick up the door, and take the journey waiting for you. Here are the keys….
https://www.amazon.ca/Beautiful-Disasters-Times-within-space/dp/B09KNCWD21 A new book by Juan Carlos Carreras, published by the Buffalo Latino Village, member of La Fortaleza Project:
Official Banner: El Festival del Libro:
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Alberto O. Cappas -- Writer/Author, participant in El Festival del Libro:
William Millan -- Writer/Author, participant in El Festival del Libro:
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Theresa Varela -- Writer/Author, participant in El Festival del Libro: