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Making~Connections, Inc.
"Connecting Families With Culture, Education, and the Community"

a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Cultural Education Organization

Dulce Isalguez Parker
Founder - Executive Director – Cultural Educator

Phone/Text: (972) 276-4972

Email: DulceParker@makingconnectionsinc.org
P.O Box 140645
Dallas, TX 75214


Contact us for information on scheduling, funding, and fees at (972) 276 4972


Programs Goals:

To encourage, promote and teach youth and families to learn about the importance of education, cultural understanding, and community involvement.

Our Cultural Education Programs Focus:-

“Caribbean Roots” and “La Cultura Cura” the Culture Cures:

* Teaching the importance in valuing the cultural diversity of the Hispanic/Latino heritage (coming from Indigenous cultures, Europeans, and Africans).

* Increasing parental involvement in school by promoting
Learning at Home (Reading, Writing, and Math).

* Learning the African Caribbean Cultural Connections using History, Geography, Art, Music and Customs & Traditions to increase understanding of the common bonds we all share


Family Cultural Program
Latino Cultural Center


Community Schools
After School Enrichment


Parent Involvement Conferences


TEA & University Conferences
UNT Dallas -
Cultural Presentations



La Cultura Cura”
African Cultural Celebration
South Dallas Cultural Center


“La Cultura Cura” Art Murals

After School Programs – Dallas ISD Schools


Dallas ISD School
Parental Involvement


Dallas Public Libraries
International Book Fair


Our Cultural Programs Include (Worhshops, Training Sessions, & Presentations):

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Cultural Education for Children
-”Caribbean Roots”, Learning About Culture Through Art
-”La Cultura Cura”,
the Culture Cures - Art Murals

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Community Cultural Diversity Training
-La Cultura Cura” the Culture Cures, Celebrating Our Heritage
. -High School Student - Youth Leadership and Life Skills
-African-Caribbean Cultural Connections
* Parental Involvement in Schools
-Parenting Skills Education and Home Learning
* School Staff Development Training
-Connecting Home, Schools, & the Community
(for PTA Volunteers, Teachers, Principals, & Community Liaisons)

* Senior Citizens Cultural Programs
Preserving and Valuing Cultural Memories

**The programs can be presented in English or Spanish. Our presenters are multicultural and bilingual.




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Our Cultural Education Programs Promote Education and Cultural Understanding in our Community.

We work in partnership with the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs and other
community artists and organizations.




Dallas ISD
After School Cultural Enrichment Programs
& Parental Involvement
(Dallas ISD Vendor)




Community Artists Program (CAP)

Senior Citzen Programs

City of Dallas Recreation Centers




Latino Cultural Center




South Dallas Cultural Center



Oak Cliff Cultural Center



Bath House Cultural
Center


Other Community Schools, Artists & Cultural Organizations



* Leo Hassan - Drummer-Story Teller
* Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company
* Dallas Aztec Dancers
* Jacco Velarde-Vision Andina
* Ray De Los Santos – LULAC National Educational Services, Dallas, Tx

Copyright: Making~Connections, Inc. 2018