Espanola non-profit group offers safe haven for at-risk youth to express their creativity

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Moving Arts Espanola is the safe haven much at-risk youth in Espanola rely on to bring a brighter future into focus.

Moving Arts Espanola (MAE) is a youth-serving 501c3 organization that is now 10 years old. They serve hundreds of children and youth from low-income households where single parents and grandparents raising children to struggle to provide meaningful after-school activities.

Many area families experience household poverty and childhood trauma which can be a barrier to achievement with regard to academic, physical, social-emotional and nutritional wellness. MAE provides many resources for at-risk youth and provides an opportunity to build resiliency, self-awareness and confidence in young people. Students gain life skills: critical thinking, team building and the opportunity to express emotions and ideas in creative and supportive environment.

Their next production features more than 80 students and welcomes the public.

 “Alicia in the Wonderland of Enchantment”

A New Mexican Twist on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

A Moving Hearts Series Play/Performance at Moving Arts Espanola

  • Friday May 4, 5:00-7:30 pm
  • Saturday May 5, 4:00-6:30 pm
  • Sunday May 6, 2:00-4:30 pm

For more information, visit their website.

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