Joy of the People is a 501 (c)(3) that promotes the idea of free play as a way to build healthy kids and communities. In 2017, JOTP provided more than 1,500 hours of safe, monitored free play soccer time at no cost to participants.
Informed best practice
Healthy community begets healthy development
Respect of others
JOTP's vision is to grow our model-a safer, healthier, more imaginative, inclusive youth sports experience-and scale it to the world, creating better places for all kids to play.
To support the idea of play as an important part of a child's development, to build small soccer spaces for kids to play, to serve disadvantaged youth, and to build community spirit.