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Causes: Arts & Culture, Arts, Culture & Humanities, Arts Education, Children & Youth, Dance, Youth Centers & Clubs

Mission: Since 1996, Keshet Dance has been delivering the highest quality dance experience to communities in the Greater Albuquerque Area. Keshet's mission is "to inspire and unite community by fostering unlimited possibilities through dance, mentorship and a creative space for the arts." A defined philosophy of mentorship and social responsibility is integrated into all of Keshet's programming. Any person regardless of their ability, income or personal barriers should have access to dance. Therefore, Keshet allows every person who seeks the opportunity to participate and become a part of its dynamic and diverse dance community. Keshet strives to provide a positive setting where persons of all backgrounds and abilities can flourish and grow through the process of mentorship and through dance; thereby providing opportunities for personal growth, success, recognition, and achievement.

Target demographics: children, youth and families

Geographic areas served: Albuquerque

Programs: Community Dance Classes for ages 2- Adult with unlimited noncompetitive scholarships and Work Study programs enabling EVERYONE to dance. Juvenile Justice Program - mentorship and education for incarcerated youth Outreach - classes to Title 1 schools and the community

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Rating: 5

Keshet is a wonderful, inclusive organization and the performances are life-changing. From it's outreach program to the Nutcracker, everything is done professionally, but with an enormous amount of hear.