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New BREC superintendent talks about bringing community into park planning

BREC Superintendent Corey Wilson spoke to the Cortana Kiwanis Club on Feb. 28. Wilson, who became superintendent in January, talked about how BREC was involving the community and making a plan for improvements to the zoo and park and what it is doing to improve neighborhood and community parks. He said BREC is working on …

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Community-based nonprofits grow with help from UChicago program

True to its name, the Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago empowers South Side nonprofits to take off quickly. Since its founding five years ago, the initiative has served nearly 120 local nonprofits and 2,000 workshop attendees by providing them access to an array of University resources that help them strengthen their impact …

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SIUE’s Collegiate 100 Chapter Receives Award from 100 Black Men of St. Louis

The men of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Collegiate 100 have boosted its membership, increased its collective GPA, participated in on-going personal, professional and leadership development opportunities, and engaged in more than 250 hours of community service on campus and in Metro East communities. These are just a few reasons why the SIUE Collegiate 100 Chapter …

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East St. Louis Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Helps SIUE Students Look Business Ready

More than 100 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville male students were dressed for success thanks to the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Alumni Chapter Epsilon Lambda Sigma of East St. Louis. Students from SIUE’s Collegiate 100 Chapter and Goal-Oriented African American Men Excel (GAME) received a suit and/or dress shirt on Thursday, Dec. 6 in the …

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Community programs for MLK Day part of past?

The Rev. Edward Robinson, pastor at Cleveland’s Pleasant Grove Baptist Church for 40 years, said it seems the general Cleveland community “has fallen asleep” in celebrating this holiday. “Hopefully, someone will wake us up,” he continued. The popular pastor, a leader among all of Cleveland’s diverse population, joined Cleveland NAACP leader Hiawatha Brown and 100 …

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Jax Native Becomes New CEO of 100 Black men of America, Inc.

Atlanta, GA – The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (100)has hired John E. Armstrong as the organization’s new President and CEO. Armstrong officially took the helm of the 100 on Monday, January 14, and was celebrated by members, staff, family and supporters during a welcome reception hosted by the organization’s Board of Directors. Armstrong …

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South Metro Chapter Delivered Health Education and Screenings During Brest Cancer Awareness Month

100 Black Men of South Metro, Inc.’s  President-Elect, Paul Vaughn, and Fulton County’s Health Program Administrator, Debra Dewitt, were featured in an interview with Fulton Today (Fulton Government TV) to discuss the importance of regular breast cancer screening and education, and our organization’s new partnership with Fulton County and their 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Event. …

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