100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual 34th Annual Conference Will Deliver Power Forums Addressing Critical Areas That Impact African Americans

Atlanta, GA – September 11, 2020 – A highlight of The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s Virtual

Conference is the Power Forum series that will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  To stay laser focused on the 100’s mission, each of the power forum topics is tied to one of the organization’s pillars – Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness and Economic Empowerment. 

In an effort to be strategic in their approach to this virtual conference and provide impactful and engaging sessions, the topic and content for each forum was designed for a multi-generational audience.  “The power forums are tied to our organizational pillars and also support our desire to Mentor Across a Lifetime.  It was our goal to provide teaching and learning experiences for everyone, so we are making them available for anyone to view, live and on demand,” stated Chairman of the Board Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

Although the annual conference delivery method has changed to a virtual format, The 100 has continued its tradition of enlisting some of the nation’s most prominent and respected thought leaders to serve as panelists and moderators.   Participants can look forward to hour long sessions that are educational and engaging.  These sessions are free, and the public can access them on Facebook, YouTube or on the 100’s website at 100blackmen.org. Moderating viewers through conference events will be 100 member and award winning news anchor Fred Blankenship.

Thursdays Power Forum Times and Topics

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Power Forum I – Corporate America and Black America Working Together to Achieve Economic Emancipation

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM   Power Forum II – Generational Leadership: The Revolution of Mentoring and Educating to Take Control Over Our History

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM Power Forum III – Women of Influence: Leading During A Time of Challenges

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM  Power Forum IV – Health Care 2.0 – Pressing the Reset Button on the Health of Black America

The forums are sponsored by some of the nation’s leading corporations and organizations who support the annual conference and ongoing work of the organization at the national and local levels.  Forum Sponsors include conference Presenting Sponsors The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Airlines and Wells Fargo.  They are joined by Partner Sponsors Georgia Pacific Foundation and UPS as well as Conference Co-Sponsors AARP, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, EdChoice, Pfizer and Take Action for Health.

The public can RSVP here to secure a spot and to receive ongoing conference updates. Visit the 100 website at https://conference.100blackmen.org/ for more details, including the agenda, forum details and speaker’s bios. #100VirtualConf, #LeadingWithPurpose.

About 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

100 Black Men was founded as an organization in New York City in 1963. The national organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. began with nine chapters in 1986 as a national alliance of leading African American men of business, public affairs and government with a mission to improve the quality of life for African Americans, particularly African American youth. These visionaries included businessmen and industry leaders such as David Dinkins, Robert Mangum, Dr. William Hayling, Nathaniel Goldston III, Livingston Wingate Andrew Hatcher, and Jackie Robinson. Since inception, the vision emerged and grew to over 10,000 members impacting over 125,000 underserved, underrepresented minority youth annually. Visit www.100blackmen.org for more information on the programs and initiatives of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and their global network of chapters.

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