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Donate to Dulce UpFront:

https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/dulce-upfront-concrete-rose-roots-run-deep-fundrzr


 

Our Story
Connect with us if you can provide unique support:
http://dulceupfront.org & dulceupfront@gmail.com

Dulce UpFront is comprised of highly talented and professional artist-activists who have strong roots in the San Joaquin Valley.  We are Tony Carranza, Abigail Janzen & Ome Quetzal Lopez.  Dulce UpFront’s main focus is giving back to the community through conscious art and safe spaces.

Since July 2013 we’ve had:
40 Collaborators / 35 Events
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250 Artists / 20 Individual Acts
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20 Bands / 30 Dance Performers
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25 DJs /  10 Photographers
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30 Artisan Vendors / 25 Poets
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5 Videographers / 25 Live Artists
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REACHING OVER 20,000 People

 

Dulce UpFront is now asking for your help to continue the work that we do. Our goal of finding a space where we can offer events, programming & workshops is finally here. We’ve worked hard to find the perfect home base where we can create something special for the community. We finally found it in Chinatown/Barrio Chino.


 

How You Can Help
Now that we have a building – we can provide so much more in events and programs for our community.  We need your help!  We need your financial support in order to make our new home look and feel good to all the people that enter it.


 

We are seeking $10,000 in community support for the following:
– new paint job
– secure doors
– windows
– new Sprinklers
– bathroom build-out
– flooring
– a stage
– electrical work


 

Our Campaign
Our communities continue to push through struggle, like a beautiful flower working its way through concrete.  Its undeniable, our roots run deep in resilience and is supported by our past & present loved ones.  YOU are the roots that support Dulce UpFront in growing, in being able to utilize our talents to help heal our communities through arts & culture.


 

Our New Home
Since the late 1800’s, Fresno’s Chinatown has been home to many communities who have, literally, been denied opportunities to live else where.  Having much painful history, it still stands, with so much beauty. Chinatown is now Dulce UpFront’s home and we intend to honor and respect it.

 


 

Our Future Plans for the Space
– Monthly Multi-Media Arts & Cultural Events
– lend to groups in our community for
meetings/events/programs/activities
– Multi-Media Art Skill-Share Workshops
– Art Exhibitions/Gallery Space
– Social/political panel discussions and film screenings
– Interactive kids cultural Workshops-multi-generational events for all ages including our elders


 

Digging Deeper
Thank you to all the people locally, nationally and internationally who have collaborated, attended or performed at our past events and programs.  Now is the time we need you the most to give so that we can continue to celebrate the cultural richness we hold here in the San Joaquin Valley through multi-media art and performance.  We need more spaces where we can feel inspired – where we feel more comfortable in our own skin – where we can feel a stronger connect to each other.  Dulce UpFront now holds one more space. Nothing can keep us from succeeding when we have our friends, family and community by our side.  Please give genouresly and invite your family and friends to give as well.  a million thank you’s and we are excited to what the future holds. LET’S DO THIS!


 

We are a non-profit fiscally sponsored for tax write offs

DONATION LEVEL REWARDS INCLUDE:
Multi-Media Package
The members of Dulce UpFront will work with you on your next event. A DJ, Graphic Designer, & Decorator all in one!!!
– 4-hour OMEDJ DJ services (include’s dj sound/lighting)
– Event Flyer/poster Design by Tony Carranza
– Event Design & Decorator by Abigail Janzen
(supplies costs not included)
** for non-wedding/non-quince  ($1,600 value)

Craft Party (25 guests)
Have yourself and your friends a special craft party to be held at Dulce UpFront or at your home.  Craft parties are great for any age! *Supplies included ($300 value)

Dulce UpFront Grand Opening Event Ticket
Celebrate with us at our Multi-Media Arts ALL AGES grand Opening to be held in February.  ** Date TBA

PINCHE Classic T-Shirt
Dulce UpFront’s PINCHE party has brought amazing talent to Fresno.  People love these shirts and so do we.

PINCHE OMEDJ DJ Mix
new dj mix influenced by past PINCHE events by Dulce UpFront’s own omedj.

OMEDJ SPECIALTY DJ Mix
omedj will create a special DJ mix specifically tailored for you and will upload it on the internet for the world to hear or you can choose to have it just for you to enjoy.

Hand Crafted Art Piece by Studio Azucar
Dulce UpFront’s own Abigail Janzen is Studio Azucar.  Always creating beautiful crafty things.  get this!

Dulce UpFront O.G. Post Card/Poster Designs
The O.G. collection is a Dulce UpFront creation honoring activists who have played significant roles in varies social justice movements. More future O.G. designs to come.

Puros Postcard 4-pack Set
4-postcard set designed by Tony Carranza of Dulce UpFront

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