GRACE Education Fund
GRACE which was formed in June 2017, has recently begun to distribute modest sums to Black independent schools. This is merely the beginning says former radio talk show host Bob Law, we are committed to providing much more money for many more schools. Two of the schools currently receiving funds from GRACE are The Freedom Home Academy, Chicago Illinois and The Learning Tree Stem Arts School, Queens New York.
Being aware of the increasingly hostile political environment expanding in America, the National Black Leadership Alliance has, among other initiatives, called for a paradigm shift in the ongoing struggle to acquire quality education for Black young people. The NBLA has created GRACE (Granting Resources And Cultivating Excellence), an independent education fund to provide financial support for independent black schools.
NBLA Chairman Bob Law states “It is our position that we should expand the current education movement to include placing a greater emphasis on supporting and sustaining the existing networks of the many excellent black independent schools that exists nationwide.”
The Freedom Academy - Chicago, IL
NBLA feels that the emerging generations of African American students are better served if we begin to take up the awesome task of creating a viable alternative to the dysfunctional public schools. The NBLA is calling on everyone whether you have children in school at this moment or not, to become a part of this movement to provide a quality and empowering education for the emerging generations of black youngsters.
We do not mean to abandon the public schools, but to expand the struggle in order to increase the possibilities for successfully granting more black children an empowering education. We are asking everyone to help give our children a future.