About Us

About Us

Sovereign Community Outreach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that aims to create a safe and inclusive environment where children can learn discipline, gain self-confidence, and develop into resilient individuals who can overcome challenges and positively contribute to their communities. We recognize that many children from disadvantaged backgrounds face various challenges that can hinder their growth and limit their opportunities. By focusing on martial arts as a vehicle for personal development, we strive to provide them with a platform for empowerment and transformation.

We operate as a community-driven organization, collaborating with local schools, community centers, and other stakeholders to reach those who would benefit most from our programs. Our team consists of passionate instructors, mentors, and volunteers who are committed to creating a nurturing and supportive environment for the children we serve.

Through our martial arts training, we aim to instill discipline, respect, and self-confidence in our participants. We believe that martial arts not only provides physical fitness and self-defense skills but also teach valuable life lessons such as perseverance, focus, and goal-setting. We complement our martial arts programs with academic support, life skills development, fitness education, nutrition, and community engagement initiatives to ensure a holistic approach to youth development.

Sovereign Community Outreach is committed to accessibility and affordability, offering scholarships and financial assistance to children from low-income backgrounds. We believe that every child is born with the opportunity to become high performers and deserves the opportunity to benefit from our programs, regardless of their financial circumstances.

At our core, we are driven by the belief that every child has untapped potential, and through our programs, we strive to unlock that potential and create a positive impact that extends beyond the walls of our training facilities. We measure our success not only by the growth and achievements of our participants but also by the positive influence they have on their families, schools, and communities.

In summary, Sovereign Community Outreach is dedicated to empowering underprivileged children through martial arts and comprehensive youth development programs, fostering their personal growth, and equipping them with the skills and support necessary to thrive in all aspects of life.

Sovereign Community Outreach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that aims to create a safe and inclusive environment where children can learn discipline, gain self-confidence, and develop into resilient individuals who can overcome challenges and positively contribute to their communities. We recognize that many children from disadvantaged backgrounds face various challenges that can hinder their growth and limit their opportunities. By focusing on martial arts as a vehicle for personal development, we strive to provide them with a platform for empowerment and transformation.

We operate as a community-driven organization, collaborating with local schools, community centers, and other stakeholders to reach those who would benefit most from our programs. Our team consists of passionate instructors, mentors, and volunteers who are committed to creating a nurturing and supportive environment for the children we serve.

Through our martial arts training, we aim to instill discipline, respect, and self-confidence in our participants. We believe that martial arts not only provides physical fitness and self-defense skills but also teach valuable life lessons such as perseverance, focus, and goal-setting. We complement our martial arts programs with academic support, life skills development, fitness education, nutrition, and community engagement initiatives to ensure a holistic approach to youth development.

Sovereign Community Outreach is committed to accessibility and affordability, offering scholarships and financial assistance to children from low-income backgrounds. We believe that every child is born with the opportunity to become high performers and deserves the opportunity to benefit from our programs, regardless of their financial circumstances.

At our core, we are driven by the belief that every child has untapped potential, and through our programs, we strive to unlock that potential and create a positive impact that extends beyond the walls of our training facilities. We measure our success not only by the growth and achievements of our participants but also by the positive influence they have on their families, schools, and communities.

In summary, Sovereign Community Outreach is dedicated to empowering underprivileged children through martial arts and comprehensive youth development programs, fostering their personal growth, and equipping them with the skills and support necessary to thrive in all aspects of life.

Meet our Board of Directors

Jose DiCervo

Founder

  • 6th-degree black belt in martial arts

  • Provides strategic guidance and direction for the organization

  • Brings extensive experience in martial arts training and youth development

Jana DiCervo

Co-founder and Owner

  • 4th-degree black belt in martial arts

  • Assists in setting the organization's vision and goals

  • Manages operational aspects of the organization

Gloria Da Silva

Executive Director

  • Black belt in martial arts

  • Provides expertise in program development and implementation

  • Overseas program activities and ensures alignment with the organization's mission

Marco Silva

Director

  • Assists in strategic planning and decision-making process

  • Collaborates with the board and staff to enhance program effectiveness

  • Brings knowledge and experience in community engagement and partnership

Key Staff Members

Executive Director - Gloria Da Silva

Program Coordinators - Jose DiCervo

Administrative Personnel

Co-Founder - Jana DiCervo

Administrative Support - Heather Cox

Instructors

Jose DiCervo

Jana DiCervo

Gloria Da Silva

Marco Silva

Annette Vazquez

Joseph D'Antuono

Rachel D'Antuono

Sovereign Community Outreach

101 S Mercer St - Ste #206

New Castle, PA 16101

info@championsbeyondthedojo.com

724-318-5228

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