ABCCNJ

Education in Afro Brazilian Arts

Bloomfield, NJ   |  http://www.abccnj.com/abccnj.htm

Mission

The Mission of ABCCNJ is as a Charitable Organization to promote and provide education in Afro Brazilian Arts, folklore, music, language and culture. ABCCNJ places critical importance on teaching and exposing the public to these cultural foundations as a unique way to enrich our community.

Ruling year info

2016

Director

David Morgan

Main address

554 Bloomfield Ave

Bloomfield, NJ 07003 USA

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EIN

26-3814587

NTEE code info

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Too many children do not have access to cultural education due to lack of opportunities and funding. We provide these opportunities and seek to find a means to fund them.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Afro Brazilian Arts

ABCCNJ stresses the importance of learning the traditions, music, and language, as we feel that such knowledge is both valuable and rewarding for our community. Participants are invited to participate in various courses that focus on different aspects of Afro Brazilian culture and history.

Population(s) Served

We offer access to excellent, comprehensive, educational programs, lectures, workshops and presentations that enrich the lives of the people whom we serve, and encourage their cultural development.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of children who have a sense of their own feelings and an ability to express empathy for others

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Childrens Afro Brazilian Arts

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of children who have an innate motivation to master and control their environment

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Childrens Afro Brazilian Arts

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of children who have the ability to seek help from and respond appropriately to adults

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Childrens Afro Brazilian Arts

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Number of children who have the ability to use language for expression and to communicate with others

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Childrens Afro Brazilian Arts

Type of Metric

Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

ABCCNJ has provided and will continue to provide Educational Grants only in the form of scholarships to students interested in learning Afro Brazilian Arts. We offer opportunities for youth to experience and learn the Brazilian culture and history of Africans who became an integral part of Brazilian culture.
ABCCNJ provides performances for the community in Afro Brazilian Arts.
We offer comprehensive, high quality educational programs, lectures, workshops and presentations to encourage cultural development and awareness of Afro Brazilian culture.

Through our programs and outreach activities, including planned events, research and activities, participants can explore Afro Brazilian history, artistic, social and cultural issues.
We participate in several local community cultural events throughout the year. Throughout the year we plan to invite Brazilian artists to take part in our events promoting Capoeira and other forms of Brazilian culture.
Additionally, we organize public events that serve as a demonstration of capoeira and other Afro Brazilian arts. To enhance these events, we invite Brazilian artists to perform. Finally, we participate in several local community cultural events throughout the year.

Scholarships and programs have been and will continue to be made annually based on the amount of funding that is made available to ABCCNJ. Scholarships are provided to children in need.

ABCCNJ has provided and will continue to provide Educational Grants only in the form of scholarships to students interested in learning Afro Brazilian Arts and provides performances for the community in Afro Brazilian Arts.
We have not been able to service as many students or provide as many performances due to lack of funding. We continue to reach out to the community to provide services.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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ABCCNJ

Board of directors
as of 03/15/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Dr Joyce Conroy


Board co-chair

Patria Ayton

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes