Joe's Movement Emporium
2016 Annual Report
"We believe that movement education is an efficient and affordable resource for maximizing human potential. Our vision is that Joe’s will be an emporium for all people and artists to have space to create, practice, present, and explore their artistic gifts and talents."
- Brooke Kidd, Joe’s Movement Emporium Co-Founder & Executive Director
Joe’s by the Numbers
- 22 Full and Part-time Staff
- 100 pre-K - 1st grade students learned literacy and language through Partnering Artists with Classroom Teachers (PACT)
- 68 students participated in arts-based education in Club Joe’s After School Program
- 25 students experienced dance education through Club Joe’s-In-A-Box, a satellite program
- 120 students received instruction in dance and visual arts in Camp Joe’s Summer Program
- 80 youth and young adults were prepared for employment or college through the Theater Tech Program (TTP)
- 92 special education students expressed themselves through dance in The Movement Experience
Joe’s 2016 Highlights
- Achieved the Standards of Excellence through Maryland Association of Nonprofits
- Launched “The HOME Improvement Campaign” to raise $300,000 for building repairs and upgrades to enhance the overall patron experience
- Engaged a consultant to create a Strategic Marketing Plan to enhance communications, identify steps to increase revenue, attendance and brand awareness, and planning
- Updated the mission statement to reflect Joe’s strengths in the areas of arts-based education, workforce readiness, and economic impact
- Piloted a month-long creative robotics camp for middle and high school students combining STEAM and theater tech. The camp served a total of 13 students.
- Established a formal MOU with Prince George’s Community College to give students “red carpet” enrollment and access to scholarships and grants to pay for tuition
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