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LATIN AMERICA: Current and Past Partnering Organizations

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Costa Rica

Amubis (Cartago) – non-profit organization dedicated to promoting arts to educate and raise awareness for healthy human relationships. JUNTOS relationship: workshops & performances 2012, 2013
La Barca (San Jose) – three-year dance program for students in Central America. JUNTOS relationship: exchange workshops in 2012
Escuela Municipal de Artes Integradas Santa Ana (San Jose) – organization offering dance classes to low-income students. JUNTOS relationship: workshops & performances 2013, 2014
Espresarte (Cartago) – dance school helping students reach their maximum potential as artists. JUNTOS relationship: workshops in 2014
Enamórate de tu Ciudad (San Jose) – JUNTOS relationship: performance 2012

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Guatemala

Aldeas Infantiles S.O.S. (Xela) – orphanage and foster home supporting youth create a future for themselves. JUNTOS relationship: performances 2011-2013
Amigos de la Marimba (Cobán) –
Asilo de Ancianas Santa Luisa de Marilac (Xela) – low-income retirement home. JUNTOS relationship: performance 2010 
Atrezzo Marketing (Xela) – marketing company promoting arts in QuetzaltenangoJUNTOS relationship: currently organize all JUNTOSAbroad trips
Bakanos Dance Studio (Xela)- dance school founded by youth offering Latin dance classes and encouraging youth to express through art. JUNTOS relationship: exchange workshops 2011-current
Barrios La Transfiguracion
Cabecitas de Algodón (Antigua) – low-income retirement home. JUNTOS relationship: performances 2011-current
Caras Alegres (Xela) – organization with programming to support at-risk children living in extreme poverty. JUNTOS relationship: performances 2013-current
Centro Cultural Los Chocoyos (Xela) – cultural center
Centro Cultural Casa No’j (Xela) – cultural center
Centro Cultural EL SiTIO Antigua – cultural center
Centro Cultural Garifuna (Livingston) – cultural center
Escuela de Dr. Rodolfo Robles (Xela) – middle school focused on aiding young people for life in the workplace. JUNTOS relationship: workshops 2010
Escuela Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (Zunil) – low-income rural public elementary school. JUNTOS relationship: performances 2010-current
Hogar de Protección y Abrigo Quetgo. (Xela) – low-income orphanage and foster home. JUNTOS relationship: performance in 2010
Hospital General de Occidente Quetzaltenango (Xela) – large public hospital in Xela. JUNTOS relationship: performances in pediatric wing 2010-current
IRTRA, Xetulul Theme Park dancers (Retalhuleu) – company supporting their employees. JUNTOS relationship: exchange workshops 2011-current
Instituto Femenino de Educación Básica del Occidente (IFEBO) (Xela) – all-girls elementary school for girls that have faced learning challenges like limitation on reading, writing, listening, speech, math, among other basic learning skills. JUNTOS relationship: performances & workshops 2012-current
Milpas Altas Center for HIV+ Children (Chimaltenango) – HIV+ center for children. JUNTOS relationship: performances 2012-current
Municipalidad de Quetzaltenango (Xela) – Quetzaltenango government; publicly recognizes JUNTOS
ONEGUA (Livingston) – organization supporting Garifuna culture and peopleJUNTOS relationship: workshops & performances 2013-14
Teatro Municipal de Quetzaltenango (Xela) – performances 2010-current
Proyecto de Fomento y Salvaguarda de la Cultura Garifuna (Livingston) – community of elders and youth promoting their Garifuna traditional customs through art, dance, music, food, language, and stories. JUNTOS relationship: teach workshops to youth; learn about customs from elders (learning dance, music, hearing stories and importance of food) – 2013-current

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Mexico

Apoc Apoc (Mexico City)
Ballet Folklórico Tradicional del Estado de Oaxaca (Oaxaca)
Ballet Folkórico de la Universidad de Guanajuato (Guanajuato)
La Casa de Ancianas (Guanajuato)
Centro de las Artes Santa Ursula (Mexico City)
CONARTE (Mexico City)
Ejecución de Medidas para Adolescentes (Oaxaca)
Escuela Secundaria General “Fuego Nuevo” (San Miguel)
La Fábrica (Quéretaro)
Ollin Yolitzli (San Miguel)
El Hogar de la Niña (Oaxaca)
Hogar Don Bosco (San Miguel)
Hogar El Mexiquito (San Miguel)
Hogar Santa Julia (San Miguel)
La NaNa (Mexico City)
El Sindicato (San Miguel)

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Nicaragua

Academica Nicaragüense de la Danza (Managua) – low-income dance studio offering many scholarships for their students to excel with incredible dance training. JUNTOS relationship: exchange workshops 2012-current
Casa de los Tres Mundos (Granada) – institution supporting and promoting cultural projects in Nicaragua and Central America; emphasize support for poorer areas of Nicaragua. JUNTOS relationship: workshops 2014
Comedia y Mimo (Granada) – organization cultivating youth education in precarious family situations such as poverty, drug abuse, gang life, or physical abuse. They promote theater and circus skills to discover self-respect and how to make a living through this. JUNTOS relationship: workshops 2012-current
NicaPhoto (Nagarote) – year-round afterschool program supporting disadvantaged children in some of Nicaragua’s poorest neighborhoods through tutoring, art, and enrichment to develop creativity, critical thinking, and community development. JUNTOS relationship: workshops 2013-current
Yaxall (León) – low-funded dance school with a youth dance company. JUNTOS relationship: exchange workshops & performances 2012-current