Justice Dance Performance Project

Moving for Change Since 1989.

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Justice Dance Performance Project, Inc.

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Moving for Change Since 1989

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Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter...no matter the season get out enjoy this beautiful Earth of ours. This #EarthDay take a moment to do your part in making our planet a more peaceful, cleaner, and happier place for us all. ... See MoreSee Less

Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter...no matter the season get out enjoy this beautiful Earth of ours. This #EarthDay take a moment to do your part in making our planet a more peaceful, cleaner, and happier place for us all.

This week the 5th grade students from the Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School went on a tour of Trinity College as part of JDPP's Moving Matters! residency. For many of these students Trinity is right in their backyard and the tour helps them to visualize what life as a future college student may be like! ... See MoreSee Less

Books are a fundamental part of JDPP's Moving Matters! residencies. Each year one book is chosen to represent the overall theme that the students focus on to create their class presentations. This year we chose "Change Sings" by Amanda Gorman! A wonderful story about how anything is possible when our voices join together. In the almost 30 years of this program we have explored many powerful stories of hope, acceptance, kindness, and perseverance. #BooksAreFundamental #RightToRead #NationalLibraryWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Books are meaningful to all, especially Black readers, who have seen that the freedom to read is a powerful vehicle for social change.” Mellissa Craig, ‘A Response and a Call’ series host and curator, is visiting libraries, senior/community centers to talk with folks and celebrate books. The resulting community conversations are about the important role that books and storytelling play in the lives of people of color. Thank you to Hartford Public Library Albany branch staff and patrons for welcoming Mellissa and JDPP with open arms. #jdppinc #books #aresponseandacall #storypower #joininghandsforjustice #voices #stories #NationalLibraryWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Books are meaningful to all, especially Black readers, who have seen that the freedom to read is a powerful vehicle for social change.”  Mellissa Craig, ‘A Response and a Call’ series host and curator, is visiting libraries, senior/community centers to talk with folks and celebrate books. The resulting community conversations are about the important role that books and storytelling play in the lives of people of color.  Thank you to Hartford Public Library Albany branch staff and patrons for welcoming Mellissa and JDPP with open arms. #jdppinc #books #aresponseandacall #storypower #joininghandsforjustice #voices #stories #NationalLibraryWeekImage attachmentImage attachment

Today, April 8, is Right to Read Day! Don't let anyone tell you what you can or cannot read. For more information and to get involved visit: uniteagainstbookbans.org/right-to-read-#RightToReadoRead

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Today, April 8, is Right to Read Day! Dont let anyone tell you what you can or cannot read. For more information and to get involved visit: https://uniteagainstbookbans.org/right-to-read-day/ #RightToRead

Its also #NationalLibraryWeek check out all the great things Hartford Public Library has to offer!

FREE and Open to the public, join Legacy Foundation of Hartford for a screening of the film The Right to Read. Tomorrow, Thursday 4/4 from 6-8pm at The Artists Collective in Hartford.* Panelists update! * We're honored to welcome an esteemed panel to our post-film discussion:

- Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Superintendent, Hartford Public Schools
- Timothy R. Goodwin, School Leader and Co-founder of Community First School
- Milly Arcienegas, Executive Director of Hartford Parent University

Conversation will be moderated by Kenneth Estelle, Legacy Foundation Reading Specialist

Don't miss this important conversation. Reserve your FREE tickets today! bit.ly/RightToReadHtfd
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FREE and Open to the public, join Legacy Foundation of Hartford for a screening of the film The Right to Read. Tomorrow, Thursday 4/4 from 6-8pm at The Artists Collective in Hartford.

Today is International Women's Day! At JDPP we believe in lifting women up and sharing their stories every day. ... See MoreSee Less

Today is International Womens Day! At JDPP we believe in lifting women up and sharing their stories every day.

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What an amazingly powerful event! Thank you all for sharing your art with us!

Great performance!

Less than one week until Unmuting returns to Hartford! This performance is free but registration is required. give.jdpp.org/Unmuting ... See MoreSee Less

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