mob-white-logo350A Brief History of … “MEN OF BACA”

The Bronze Association for Cultural Advancement was founded in 1960. The 18 founding members of the Philadelphia based organization were graduates of Cheyney University and members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Mission

To offer services to the African American community in any area in which we are qualified and prepared to serve!

In the beginning…

Starting in 1962, a series of 6 career guidance seminars were held at Zion Baptist Church. More than 400 high school seniors participated. One of the original goals of the Men of BACA was to provide aid for students at our alma mater, Cheyney University. The 1st scholarship was given in 1964. There has been continuous assistance provided to students and the university since that time. Besides scholarships for students, other assistance has included but not limited to the following Organizations Supported

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • E. Luther Cunningham House
  • Educational Equality League
  • Educators Roundtable
  • Fitzsimons Junior High School
  • Floyd Logan Papers
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Philadelphia Indigent Families
  • School District of Philadelphia Young Artist Exhibitions
  • Salvation Army
  • Sonny Hill Basketball League
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference
  • Stephen Smith Home For The Aged
  • Tom Joyner Foundation
  • United Negro College Fund
  • Vaux Junior High School Chess Team
  • Woman’s Christian Street Branch
  • YMCA, Christian Street Branch
  • YMCA, West Branch
  • Young Great Society
  • Zion Baptist Church of Philadelphia
  • Women’s Christian Alliance
  • Latina Women’s Council
  • O. I. C.
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • YMCA, Columbia Branch
  • Harriet Tubman Home for Girls

Leadership

Kevin GuilePresident+
Kevin Guile is a senior sales executive with extensive knowledge and experience in marketing programs, brand management, and corporate spons
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Samuel JordanVice President+
Samuel A. Jordan joined The Men of BACA (Bronze Association Cultural Advancement). November 2006. Since joining BACA he has served in the ro
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William FarmerRecording Secretary+
William joined The Men of BACA (Bronze Association Cultural Advancement) in November of 2006. For the past 9 years, William served as a Ther
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Jonathan FlynnFinancial Secretary+
Jonathan joined The Men of BACA (Bronze Association Cultural Advancement) in 2011. Prior to joining the organization Jonathan served on the
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Our News & Events

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On the Links Scholarship Golf Outing – May 8th 2017

To purchase tickets for this year's On The Links - Scholarship Golf Outing, please visit - https://secure.perfectgolfevent.com/eventweb/3236
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On the Links Scholarship Golf Outing – May 9th 2016

Please join us for the Bronze Association for Cultural Advancement Golf Outing on Monday May 9th, 2016. We will have a great day of golf to
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Men of BACA celebrates 55th anniversary

The Men of BACA recently celebrated its 55th anniversary at the Mellon Bank Center, Pyramid Club. The black-tie celebration was a huge succe
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Presidents’ Reception 12/19/14

Please come and join us as we celebrate Kevin Guile as the New President of The Men of BACA. Friday, December 19, 2014 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. The
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