About Us

About Us


Founded in 1983 as a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, Reading In Motion has served more than 100,000 students. During our early years, we focused on teaching music, drama, and dance to young students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) from low-income...

Mission Statement

Our mission is to get every student, especially students whose environment or circumstances put them in greater need of support, reading at or above grade level within the first years of school through the power and discipline of the arts.

Staff + Board

Our dedicated staff and esteemed board work tirelessly to drive our organization's mission forward, bringing expertise, passion, and commitment to every initiative.

Our Partners
We are proud to collaborate with a diverse group of partners, whose shared vision and collective efforts amplify our impact and drive positive change in the communities we serve.

Who We Serve

Reading In Motion partners with schools, teachers, and parents/guardians of young students to provide early learners with a full suite of individualized literacy support. We currently partner with the following schools, where our programs are....

Contact Us

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Our Financials

Transparency is at the heart of our mission; in our financials section, we openly share how every dollar you contribute is utilized to fuel our impactful programs and initiatives.