The following day, José David was focused on resuming his multiple projects, and remarked: “Only a ton of cement blocks falling on my head, will stop me. An earthquake? Hell! That's not going to stop me.”
If you have ever had the pleasure of experiencing the life-changing power of cultural events at Calles y Sueños, or cherished José David’s selfless dedication to promoting Latino arts and culture, or been inspired by his extraordinary generosity, now is the time to make a generous donation to support him in this time of need and distress.
The earthquake has wreaked havoc upon José David’s modest new home and exhibition space, which he had only recently acquired and has been busily renovating and upgrading for public use. Not only was there damage to the infrastructure to the building, but also much damage to his extensive collection of books, artwork, videos, and equipment — all of which have taken him decades to collect, and are invaluable tools for his vocation as a promoter of arts and culture as a means of liberation.
Please donate to show your appreciation for José David and to advance the important work that he is doing, any amount will be greatly appreciated.
- Eric Torres
- Rocio Santoyo
- Christine Reyes Whipple
Organizer and beneficiary
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