Justice Dance Performance Project Blog

September 5, 2023

Bridging Boundaries Programming Resumes Full Force this Fall

Our Bridging Boundaries programs resume in-person this month. We are excited to return to Manson YI for two 10-week Dads & Kids sessions after a successful pilot this past spring. Each session will include nine preparatory classes allowing the participating […]
August 7, 2023

August 2023 Letter From Judy

To breathe again! After days of dense clouds filled with hot, humid air and smoke residue, followed by torrential rains, we can finally breathe and see the sun. Truly a blessing! The days before, and sadly, surely more to come, […]
July 6, 2023

July 2023 Letter From Judy

Thoughts about Freedom July 4—Independence Day—is a day when we in America celebrate our freedom. Somehow the spirit of this day has never rung completely true to me – in the present times, less than ever. Freedom of opportunity in […]
July 6, 2023

Moms & Kids Together Again!

Last month we held our second Moms & Kids special visit. The visiting room at York CI was filled with excitement and love as children came together with their moms to participate in art activities and spend quality time together […]
July 6, 2023

York Performance Residency Goes Live and In Person!

On June 26 and 28, JDPP celebrated the return of our Performance Residency at York CI for its 18th year, now live and in person again, with two performances—one for women on the compound, DoC administration and outside guests, and […]
June 1, 2023

June 2023 Letter From Judy

On Sunday afternoon I sat on the lawn of the Butler McCook House in Hartford and took in the captivating energy of the Renaissance Gyal Garden Party—a celebration of Black women makers and doers beautifully conceived by Lauren Horn//Subira Vs […]