Overview of First Bracktown Incorporated

 

First Bracktown Incorporated (FBI) is a non-profit corporation created to provide educational and community service to residents of Fayette County and the surrounding area. The corporation was incorporated in May 2004 and earned its 501c3 status in April 2005. The non-profit status allows the corporation to receive tax deductible donations, gifts and devices and to work in partnership with First Baptist Bracktown to further the mission and goals of the church.

FBI currently operates the following programs that serve the community.

 

First BASE (First Bracktown After School Enrichment) is an afterschool program operated in conjunction with Bracktown Academy Learning Center. First BASE provides after school care for 72 children ages 5 – 10 and full day services during the summer and days when school is not in session. Children are able to do homework, physical and creative activities from 2:30 – 6:00 pm on weekdays.

Both programs are licensed through the KY Office of the Inspector General.

BMW (Black Males Working) Academy is a program developed out of the “It Takes a Village” concept. The program provides intense academic and social support to young African American males in middle and high school. The BMW Academy offers educational, social and cultural experiences that improve grade point averages and prepare young men to be successful in life.

PLAE (Phenomenal Ladies Academy for Excellence) is a program to encourage growth, promote education, offer positive motivation, and equip young ladies with competencies needed for successful life transitions.  This mission will be accomplished through a focus on: education, self-awareness, self esteem and cultural competency.

 

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