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    Apply to be a JUNTOSAmbassador!

    2016-17 APPLICATIONS OPEN THROUGH JUNE 30 Program Dates: September 15, 2016-August 31, 2017 -- APPLY NOW -- A one-year leadership program for past JUNTOS participants. This program is open both international and U.S. based participants to creating sustainable, international year-round programming while mentoring community leaders and providing a platform for their  future endeavors. OBJECTIVES All Ambassadors will develop and strengthen their leadership skills through training, mentoring, and experience. All Ambassadors will gain a knowledge and understanding of how dance and culture are represented in the [more]

    JUNTOSAbroad in Guatemala!

    JUNTOSAbroad in Guatemala!This May, JUNTOSAbroad sets forth to celebrate our 21st JUNTOS trip and our 10th trip to Guatemala. Our journey begins in Livingston, where we teach workshops and perform with children, learning more about Garifuna culture. We then travel to Xela, performing and teaching in various places: a school for the deaf, public hospital, and public elementary school in a neighboring Maya village. In Retalhuleu, we are greeted by dancers from Xetulul during the day, and dancers form [more]

    Narrowing Down The Change

    Narrowing Down The Change“Before JUNTOS, I never saw myself as a leader in dance”, says Ambassador Maxine Patronik, currently a Junior in the Dominican/Lines BFA Program. As we spoke about her experience thus far as an Ambassador, it became clear to me how much JUNTOS has impacted her education and training these past three years. Her confidence in teaching and becoming a true innovator in the dance world has blossomed, especially this past week when she led her [more]

    Spring with JUNTOS! Cocktails, Snacks, and Performance at St. George Spirits

    Spring with JUNTOS! Cocktails, Snacks, and Performance at St. George SpiritsJoin us to celebrate longer days, flowers in bloom, finely crafted cocktails and the success of the new JUNTOSAmbassador program!  Ambassadors have been busy in New York, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Los Angeles, and here in the Bay Area, leading workshops, developing community, and laying the groundwork for continued outreach work.  We can’t wait to share our stories with you, especially in such an exciting space! St. George Spirits in Alameda, California has opened their tasting room for [more]

    JUNTOSWeek- New York City

    JUNTOSWeek- New York CityAs to my previous post on February 15th, professional dancing seems exclusive and incomprehensible to most. And yet, when we apply movement to certain activities and settings, we can access and relate to entirely different communities. With a sense of leadership, and a belief in dance as an enabler we can move forward, innovate and connect. This is what Georgia Lipari, Sophomore Dance Major at The Boston Conservatory, discovered as a participant of JUNTOSWeek NY [more]


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