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Who will bless the stage at the CCCNYC 2013 event?

16 Mar

Live Art Making at the CCCNYC 2011 Event

Visual artist Mincho Vega created a live portrait of César Chávez at the 2011 event at The Point CDC in the Bronx. Check back soon for a listing of the artists who will bless the stage, the panel, and maybe even the canvas at this year’s event!

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Performance Artist/Educator Yadira De La Riva brings One Journey 2013 to Boulder, CO!

13 Mar

Yadira De La Riva, an outstanding NYC-based artist/educator, shares her views through her new production, One Journey 2013, around the cultural challenges of being raised as a Mexican-American on the U.S./Mexico border, in addition to the ongoing issues of immigration, labor, femicide and the narco trade.  Yadira has performed and taught theater workshops in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Cuba and Ethiopia, and most recently, she performed One Journey 2013 to a packed room of students at the University of Colorado in Boulder.  Though she is always in movement, we are pleased to have her on the planning committee for this year’s April 6th event.

SAVE THE DATE: Cesar Chavez Celebration – Sat, April 6th

23 Feb

La Casa Azul Bookstore

We’ve buttoned down the date for this year’s Celebrate Cesar Chavez 2013 NYC event!  And we are pleased to announce that fantastic community bookstore, La Casa Azul Bookstore, will serve as the host venue.  Event details are coming soon, but the day promises to offer activities for youth & adults alike.

CCCnyc Pleased to Start a New Community Blog

12 Feb

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Finally!  We have started a blog to help spread the word regarding community happenings around the NYC metro area.  Also, in addition to our annual event, we plan to hold an awesome fundraiser during the Summer.  And for our fellow community members, if you have an event that you would like to see here, please email details to contact@cccnyc.info.  Be sure to follow us to receive event updates!