Empowering, Creating, & Strengthening AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY Through Rich Arts & Cross-Cultural Experiences


from the moving music of the Lullaby Project and its concert set in a correctional facility, to compelling storytelling and cultural dialogues, dances and cooking.

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There’s always a project on the horizon – something you can attend, support with a donation of time or money, or share with your friends.

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Beyond the Walls of Hiland Mountain Correctional Center

A dialogue about the impact of recidivism on our community.

Will be rescheduled for another date.

Thank you for supporting Keys to Life programs.

Community Engagement through Cooking

Enjoy exquisite Ethiopian Culture and cooking with Zabeeba Mohamed. Cooking Class + Dinner and Dinner Only options.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

4-8 pm

Central Lutheran Church

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Festival of Cultural Stories

Stories of Strength, Courage and Inspiration
Featuring the incomparable International Storyteller Diane Ferlatte

Saturday, January 25, 2020
BP Energy Center

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Supported by the Kumin Foundation and the Alaska State Council on the Arts

Eyes Closed Project

Hiland Mountain Lullaby Project

In partnership with the Carnegie Weill Music Institute. Mothers are guided on a personal journey to write a lullaby for their child while they are serving time at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. Local musicians help the women create their song.


International Virtual Dinner

September 26 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm AKDT

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