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CCCADI and BronxWorks join up again to present:

WERK! Dances of the Diaspora 
an Urban Quilombo event


CCCADI’s Urban Quilombos are spaces to experience cultural vitality and freedom of expression.

This time we are exploring freedom in movement – You Betta Werk!

Refreshments will be served at 5pm
Everyone is Welcome!


WHEN: Thursday, June 4th, 2015 |5pm-7pm
WHERE:  BronxWork’s The Classic Community Center | 547 E 146th St Bronx, NY 10455



African Dance:
4pm and 6pm
with Nafisa Sharriff


Hip Hop/House Dance:
4pm and 6:30pm
with Afro Mosaic Soul


Dancehall Dance:
with Keisha James



Loiza Festival in El Barrio!

Presented by Los Hermanos Fraternos de Loiza
and Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

The Festival of Santiago Apostol commonly known as the Loiza Festival del Barrio is planned for July 24th to July 26th.  It will honor the Survivors and Remember the Victims of the 116th Street explosion that occurred in East Harlem in February 2014 and will pay Homage to the Elders of our communities with special presentations dedicated especially to them.  The Madrina of this year’s festival is the Afro Puerto Rican songstress, Cita Rodriguez and as always we anticipate the participation of local and international performance groups of Bomba and Plena! For more information about becoming a vendor, contact Melody Capote / 212-307-7420, Ext. 3004

WHEN: July 24th to July 26, 2015 | 11am-7pm
WHERE: E 105th St. Between Park and Lexington, New York 10035


CCCADI welcomes the inaugural class of 2015 to our new Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship! 

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) welcomes the inaugural class of 2015 to our new Innovative Cultural Advocacy (ICA) Fellowship. 20 Fellows were selected from a highly competitive group of 40 candidates. They represent a multitude of arts and culture, community based, social justice organizations and professions through out New York City.

This esteemed group of Fellows will spend the next 4 months engaging with political leaders, social activists, and established arts professionals who utilize language and framework models that advocate for a cultural equity system reflective of the cultural aesthetic standards of the diverse communities of New York City. 

Fellows will complete the fellowship equipped with new perspectives, strategies and an extended network to aid them in shifting the current paradigm to address arts inequity. We look forward to working with and supporting this accomplished and dedicated group of emerging cultural professionals.


For more information contact (212) 307-7420 ext. 3004 or 3008, email, or visit
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International Decade for People of African Descent (2015-2024) The United Nation Proclaims the International Decade for People of African Descent, commencing on 1 January 2015 and ending on 31 December 2024, with the theme “People of African descent: recognition, justice and development”. As proud participants in the UN's 2001 World Conference Against Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination in Durban, South Africa, CCCADI is pleased to further forwarded our goals during The UN's International Decade for People of African Descent.
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