Premiere National Mentoring Organizations Form Partnership to Empower Communities and Secure the Future of African American Youth

For Immediate Release

Atlanta, GA, June 27, 2019– The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) teams up with the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (BMOA) to make a bigger impact when addressing issues that affect the African American community.

The two organizations recently started their partnership in Washington, DC.  The framework of the partnership is not only to expand and reach more young African Americans who need guidance and support, but to also build the capacity and contributions of both organizations. 

This is an opportunity for our two great organizations to touch more young African Americans with initiatives both organizations are aligned with like health, education, economic empowerment, and public policy.  This partnership will allow us to better address issues that are impacting the African American community.”   Virginia W. Harris, National President, National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc.

100 Black Men chapters provide services across the United States, Turks and Caicos, and London. Work of the 100 encompass the organization’s Four For The FutureSMf,   programs that include marketing, education, health and wellness, and economic empowerment. All programmatic initiatives contain a leadership development component. 

The strategic alignment between our two organizations already exists, so working collectively equips us to reach more youth who are in critical need of positive role models, mentors, supplemental education programs, and examples of true leadership.”  Thomas W. Dortch, Jr., Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

About the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc.

National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. was formed in 1970 in New York City by 24 Black women, led by visionary Edna Beach, began meeting in their homes to assess the problems and opportunities left behind in the wake of the turbulent 1960s.  In 1981, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women was launched with representatives from 13 states and the District of Columbia.  For over 38 years, the NCBW has been an advocate on behalf of women of color through national and local actions and strategic alliances that promote the NCBW agenda of leadership development and gender equality in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.  

Today, the national movement has garnered thousands of members throughout 60 chapters representing 28 states.  For more information visit

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 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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