Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor national chairman of 100 Black Men of America at Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards
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Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor national chairman of 100 Black Men of America at Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards

The leader of an influential nationwide mentoring program for Black youth will receive this year’s Ann Cramer Lifetime Achievement Award at Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards. Thomas W. Dortch Jr. is the CEO of both consulting firm TWD Inc. and Fulton County paratransit company Atlanta Transportation Systems Inc. He is also the…

Madison Finance Committee recommends funding for southwest side mentoring programs

Madison Finance Committee recommends funding for southwest side mentoring programs

Four mentoring programs for youth on Madison’s southwest side are in line for funding as a part of a federal grant to address crime in the Raymond Road corridor. On Monday, Madison’s Finance Committee recommended allocating a total of $210,850 to 100 Black Men of Madison, the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Intentional Mentoring Inc. and…

Mentoring Over A Lifetime – Eric Friall on Creating Positive Life Changes for the Black Community in Florida

Mentoring Over A Lifetime – Eric Friall on Creating Positive Life Changes for the Black Community in Florida

The organization, 100 Black Men, Inc., has provided decades of work in creating change in a positive way for minorities through mentorship, wellness, and economic development. Eric Friall, President of the Tallahassee Area Chapter, discusses how his organization is focusing on back to school preparedness, technology access, and mentoring over a lifetime. Interview recorded: February 13th,…

100 Black Men of Bay Area Celebrates 30 Years of Service

100 Black Men of Bay Area Celebrates 30 Years of Service

The 100 Black Men of Bay Area celebrated 30 years of ser­vice on Dec. 8. 2018, at the Hy­att Regency in San Francisco. The organization began when Carl Washington approached Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity brother, Robert Brackins II regarding starting an organi­zation entitled “The Society of 100 Black Men.” Washing­ton’s and Brackin’s intent was to…

Comcast awards $80,000 in grants to community partners

Comcast awards $80,000 in grants to community partners

Comcast announced on Dec. 20 it has awarded more than $80,000 in Comcast Foundation grants to community partners in Tallahassee.    These grants are going to the local organizations that Comcast teamed up with for its annual corporate day of volunteerism, the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day, back in April. As a part of the…