Children need quality, positive after-school/summer engagement opportunities to ensure a safe and healthy transition through adolescence to adulthood. The need for after school/summer programs is particularly urgent and critical in the Druid Heights Community of Baltimore City, where the Umar Boxing Program facility is located. Based upon the Baltimore City Public Schools and Youth Risk Index prepared by the Baltimore City Data Collaborative, Druid Heights has a risk index value of 1.0 to 1.6, an indication of high risk.
Umar is a 501(c)(3) organization in good standing with the State of Maryland. Umar’s federal ID # is 52-2118412.