El Corazón: The Heart of Holyoke

The scope for the I-391 Underpass project has been expanded  from the Underpass along the length of Main Street to Lyman Street, with a particular emphasis on the City’s newly established Puerto Rican Cultural Area. In recognition of this expansion, the project has been renamed El Corazón: The Heart of Holyoke.  Nueva Esperanza has joined the project team and will have a key role in developing inclusive and equitable engagement strategies for the project.

Join Us: Participate in our survey of local residents to identify how arts and culture plays a role in their everyday lives, or attend a variety of cultural activities that includes performances, festivals, and workshops. This project provides an opportunity to celebrate Main Street’s cultural vibrancy, and build capacity for local residents’ ongoing efforts to build cultural pride, optimism and economic opportunity along Main Street.