FENCING ACADEMY

​​​27 April 2016

Most Improved Player 

  • Academic and athletic youth programs specifically designed to motivate and support high academic achievement and success in alternative sports disciplines​.

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.  

Community

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..

News

Our Misson

Programs

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.  


The Youth We Impact

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. 

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