27 April 2016
Most Improved Player
The Bronzeville Fencing Academy is a not-for-profit dedicated to providing and meeting the existing and future needs of underprivileged and underserved urban youth in the Black Metropolis District – Bronzeville area.
20 April 2016
Creativity at its finest
All donations and membership proceeds benefit programs designed for the underprivileged and underserved urban population in the Black Metropolis District – Bronzeville area. Following are some of our recent initiatives that we need your participation in.
18 July 2016
Wheelchair Fencing - Adaptive and Inclusive
The median household income is $30,422 where 40% of the households are single-parent..
Approximately 88.7% of the students in the community qualify for free and reduced school meals, are designated as low income and 97.26% identify as African-American..
20% of the households have adults with less than a high school diploma. These statistics help shape perception and personal circumstances are often indicative of future behaviors.
In the city of Chicago, African-American children make up 48% of children under 17 who are living in poverty.
The name Bronzeville is derived from the Great Migration of African-Americans into the area fleeing the oppressive Jim Crow policies of the south. The community boundaries include nine structures accorded landmark status.