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

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 America Welcomes New CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of John E. Armstrong, Jr. as 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s new CEO. John brings decades of experience to the 100 and has a proven record of taking nonprofit, cause-driven organizations to the next level. We have a highly dynamic environment that requires a CEO capable of […]

30 Young Men Graduate From Mentoring Program

The largest graduating class of the 100 Academy Mentoring Program were honored at the 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock Christmas Gala on Dec. 14 at the DoubleTree Hotel. The 30 young men, sharply dressed in suits and ties provided by men’s clothing store Fauzio’s, were given certificates for completing the eight-week program that […]

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 […]

100 Black Men of West TN Scholarship Gala

The 26th Annual 100 Black Men of West Tennessee Scholarship Gala, with the theme “Holiday Splendor 2018”, was held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in downtown Jackson. The gala is held each year to support the Twenty-first Century Scholars, the F.A.M.I.L.Y Mentoring and Book Buddies programs read more at […]

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 […]