August 3rd, 2021, from 5-8 PM | #NationalNightOut
Denver, Colo (7/14/21) The Denver Dream Center, the Latino Cultural Arts Center, and Servicios de la Raza are teaming up with the Denver Police Department (DPD), District 1, to host an annual National Night Out (NNO) on August 3, 2021 from 5pm to 8pm.
We will be launching the design of a community mural project led by a young local artist! Join us at the 3100 block of Avondale drive (14th and Federal) for a night of celebration, featuring live art, entertainment, food, and more. The DPD Lowrider will be joined by local car clubs while the LCAC Mambo Orchestra, led by Maestro, Eric Trujillo, makes its debut!
National Night Out is a nation-wide initiative to build community among local neighborhoods and police departments. This timely collaboration contributes to conversations about community-led policing, while creating mentorship opportunities for young people in the cultural arts. Seasoned artists will support teenage artists to capture local histories & instill a sense of pride.
With the skyline as our backdrop, come out to celebrate and relax as we welcome a chill summer night in Denver.
About the Denver Dream Center
The Denver Dream Center offers wrap-around services, pro-social events and crisis-intervention because defeating the impossible cycles of incarceration, poverty, addiction and homelessness starts with youth and families. Bryan Sederwall, “Pastor B”, works with gang members, ex-offenders, and inmates to bring hope by rescuing people, rebuilding lives, and restoring dreams. They now reach over 40,000 people annually.
About the LCAC
The mission of the Latino Cultural Arts Center (LCAC) elevates and advances the artistic and intellectual contributions of Latinos. Our vision believes art inspires social change if it is driven by imaginative excellence, cultural courage, and collective impact. We are building a cultural campus across central Denver, within the Mile High Stadium District. We harness the power of the creative economy, putting it in the hands of artists, families, youth, and educators.
About Servicios de la Raza
Since 1972, Servicios de la Raza has dedicated itself to provide and advocate for culturally responsive, essential human services and opportunities for the Latino community. This organization has made it a point to highlight the potential for low and moderate income members and people of color to be successful and find their voice. They pride themselves on being an accessible community resource with help from churches, schools, and myriad private, public sector agencies establishing a web of support.