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Sacramento’s La Raza Galería Posada Awarded $25,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

(Sacramento, CA) La Raza Galería Posada announced today that it is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Kevin Barri, President of Wells Fargo’s Community Foothills Market said “Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations that work to strengthen our communities. We look for projects that keep our communities strong, diverse, and vibrant.We are very pleased to present this  $25,000 grant to La Raza Galería Posada’, Northern California’s only Latino/Chicano/Native American gallery and cultural center. Happy 40th anniversary and many more!”

The announcement of the award coincided with the announcement that the City of Sacramento and La Raza Galería Posada have signed an agreement that gives the organization rent free space in Miller Regional Park.

Marie Acosta, Director of La Raza Galería Posada remarked that the award and a new home are auspicious events of the Sexto Sol according to indigenous calendars. The Wells Fargo grant will sustain the programs and service the Galería provides to residents and visitors to the Sacramento region including popular October Dia de los Muertos workshops and events, plus concerts, poetry readings, art exhibitions and film screenings.

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La Raza Galería Posada hours: Tuesday-Friday 1 pm to 8 pm, Saturdays 11am-6pm, and Second

Saturday 1pm-9pm. Schedules are subject to change.

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