At Moving Mountains, we believe that the arts are an effective medium to educate and empower young people to make wise choices and overcome adversity.
The Public School system mandates that every child must participate in a minimum of six fire drills per year. This means that from Kindergarten through twelfth grade each child will take part in 90 fire drills by the time he or she reaches graduation status.
The likelihood of there actually being a fire in any given school building is very low being that so many precautions are taken and that the buildings are designed to be fireproof.
These same children, however, will undoubtedly encounter enticing invitations to drugs, violence, promiscuity, and overall peer pressure, and may make decisions that can seriously affect their future.
We use our dramatic productions to reenact real-life scenarios, and provide young people with multiple alternatives, in order to equip them with the ability to adapt, improvise and overcome, in any adverse situations that they may encounter in their daily lives.
We are proud to say for the past 8 years, this methodology has produced amazing results. We have a 100% graduation rate and 100% have gone on to college.