CALA Alliance (Celebración Artística de las Américas) is a non-profit organization that creates shared arts experiences that encourage cultural understanding between people of the Americas. CALA is dedicated to inspiring and educating Arizonans and the international community about the richness and depth of artistic talent in our local community and to creating new understandings through art about Arizona’s relationship to the Americas.


Staff & Advisors

Casandra Hernández Faham, Executive Director, CALA Alliance
Curator of CALA Initiatives, ASU Art Museum

Julio César Morales, Curatorial Advisor
Curator, ASU Art Museum

Carolyn A. Hernandez, CPA, Financial Consultant

Stephanie Robles, Programs Intern

Board of Directors

Ruben Álvarez, President
Molera Alvarez Group

José Cárdenas, Secretary
Arizona State University

Myra Millinger, Treasurer
Myra Millinger and Associates LLC

Camila Alarcón
Gammage & Burnham Attorneys at Law

Margie Emmermann

Laura Franco French
Greater Phoenix Leadership


CALA Alliance is proud to work in partnership with the Arizona State University Art Museum to create arts experiences that engage the complex diversity of Latinx stories in Phoenix and re-imagine Arizona’s place in the Americas.


Thank you to our supporters:


Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

J. W. Kieckhefer Foundation

Margaret T. Morris Foundation

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

Salt River Project

Aventura Catering

Arizona Public Service

Gammage & Burnham PLC

Southwest Gas