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Keshet Presents: The Intersection of Arts and Justice

April 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Intersection of Arts and Justice—A Panel Conversation
A panel-based and community conversation exploring the critical intersection of the arts within the juvenile justice ecosystem.

When: Thursday, April 1st 4:00-5:30 pm MST
Where: Virtually, via Zoom
Tickets: Free, but reservations required, click https://bit.ly/3v8iWk2

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Manuel Montoya, University of New Mexico, Presidential Teaching Fellow; Associate Dean, Planetary Decisionmaking and Inclusion
  • Dr. Marissa Juarez, Central New Mexico Community College, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Judge Marie Ward, Presiding Judge, Children’s Court Division, Second Judicial District Court, Bernalillo County
  • Carmela Romero, Bernalillo County Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
  • Albino Garcia, Jr., Executive Director La Plazita Institute
  • sheri crider, Executive Director, Sanitary Tortilla Factory
  • Shira Greenberg, Artistic Director, Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts
  • Emani Brooks, Youth Leader, Keshet Arts and Justice Initiatives / Youth Council Co-Chair
  • Julie Gorena, Youth Leader, Keshet Arts and Justice Initiatives / Youth Council Co-Chair
  • Moderated by Elsa Menendez, Artist/Educator; Field Representative, Office of U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

This event is supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Image: Keshet Dance Company—Ana Lopes Arechiga, Sonia Bologa and Lara Segura with Keshet Youth Leaders, Jaden Orisa Adeyemi and Julie Gorena. Photo: Pat Berrett.


April 1, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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