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Prevent El Taller Latino Americano (NYC) From Being Evicted

This petition had 1,689 supporters

El Taller Latino Americano has thrived for 35 years through the creativity, selflessness and support of our founder Bernardo Palombo and his group of teachers, musicians, artists, and students. Through Spanish classes, musical performances, visual art installations or just sharing a cup of coffee, we have helped foster a space that our community across NYC have come to know and love. Now, during our 35th Anniversary celebration, "35 Years Taller", we are faced with losing our home.

In short, El Taller needs your help.

Recently, we learned that Prana Investments, the real estate company that owns our building, is requesting a $17,000 per month lease agreement. This $10,000 a month increase from our current lease is beyond our budget and, in essence, will evict us from our home.

As a result, El Taller has sought out the support of our friends and elected officials and recently received support from newly-elected Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and newly-elected Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Mark Levine, as well as Assembly Member O'Donnell. Now, we ask that you sign our petition: to help prevent our eviction.

With your support El Taller Latino Americano will continue to thrive in our current NYC location and serve as a space for creativity and community, as we work toward our 35th Anniversary celebration that includes Leon Gieco, David Byrne, El Topo, Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, among others.


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