‘WE STAY/Nos Quedamos’ Honors Mother & Daughter
PHOTO: Que bonita bandera… face-painting always a favorite with the kids!
(June 3, 2017) The community development organization We Stay/Nos Quedamos honored the late Dra. Evelina Lopez-Antonetty (founder of United Bronx Parents, Inc.), and the daughter who carried on her legacy, Lorraine Montenegro. The awards presentation took place during their “We Are Melrose” Block Party, held on East 160th Street between Elton and Melrose Aves.
Ms. Montenegro collected both awards, and was also surprised with a birthday cake. She was accompanied by her sons Joe Conzo Jr. and Jared Kane, her daughter Stacy Connelly, her daughter-in-law Samantha Conzo, and her husband Junior. “Harvesting Culture” 2017 Awardees included: WE STAY/Nos Quedamos founder Yolanda Garcia; B-girl and co-founder of “Full Circle Souljahs,” Ana ‘Rokafella’ Garcia; and Bronx Junior Photo League member Fanta Diop.