Child Development

classroomThe Plaza Benefit: New Classrooms Expand Dual-Language, Bicultural Education. El Centro de la Raza is home to the award-winning, nationally-accredited José Martí Child Development Center which serves 178 students. For years, more than 200 families have been on the Center’s waitlist.

  • Plaza Roberto Maestas will add 7 new classrooms with a 10,000-square-foot permanent expansion.
  • The center expansion will serve diverse-income families, and meet the Beacon Hill need to provide high-quality early childhood education and development.
  • The 7 new classrooms will help to prepare even more children for academic success in kindergarten and beyond through dual-language and bicultural education.