Grantee Database

Application ID

OD-19-7026

Application Type

Organizational Development

Approved Grant Amount

Project Description

The mission of Senderos is to create pathways to success with the Latinx community by sharing traditional cultural arts and by fostering educational opportunities. Senderos is a community- and volunteer-based nonprofit organization in Santa Cruz open to everyone, with programs and services provided free of charge. Senderos expands equitable access to the arts by offering free after school dance and music instruction. Mexican culture and traditions are celebrated with numerous festivals including the signature event Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza. Senderos participants represent their countries of origin with pride at many community and school events annually. Cross-cultural connections are cultivated locally and abroad. Tutoring and scholarships for youth and adults promote biliteracy, biculturalism, academic skills, and higher education. Senderos brings art, culture, education and community together – creating pathways to a bright future.

Organization Summary

The mission of Senderos is to create pathways to success with the Latinx community by sharing traditional cultural arts and by fostering educational opportunities. Senderos is a community- and volunteer-based nonprofit organization in Santa Cruz open to everyone, with programs and services provided free of charge. Senderos expands equitable access to the arts by offering free after school dance and music instruction. Mexican culture and traditions are celebrated with numerous festivals including the signature event Vive Oaxaca Guelaguetza. Senderos participants represent their countries of origin with pride at many community and school events annually. Cross-cultural connections are cultivated locally and abroad. Tutoring and scholarships for youth and adults promote biliteracy, biculturalism, academic skills, and higher education. Senderos brings art, culture, education and community together – creating pathways to a bright future.

Organization

SENDEROS

Address

114 Plum Street

SANTA CRUZ

Phone

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