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Chess Challenge in DC

After-school program using chess to strengthen academic and decision-making skills
    Suzy Hirsch, Executive Director
    5185 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20016
    202 560 1603, chesschallengeindc.org
   

Headquarters: DC-Ward 3


Where They Operate: DC-Ward 1; DC-Ward 4; DC-Ward 6; DC-Ward 7; DC-Ward 8


Age Groups Served: Youth


Ethnic Groups Served: African American, 75%; Caucasian, 5%; Latino/Hispanic, 20%


Population(s) Served: Students


Schools They Work In: Leckie Elementary School; Richard England Boys and Girls Club (#14); Achievement Prep Academy; Washingotn Middle School for Girls; MacFarland Middle School (Latin American Youth Center); Jefferson Middle Schooll; Cesar Chavez Public Charter School (Parkside Campus - MS); Latin American Youth Center - Teen Center; Friendship Public Charter School - Tech Prep MS; Brent Elementary School; KIPP DC - Key Academy; Stuart Hobson Middle School; Francis-Stevens Educational Campus; West Educational Campus ; Hart; SEED; Bruce Monroe