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100 Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc100 Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc
The mission of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and other disadvantaged minorities. The 100 Black Men of America, Inc.... Read more
The mission of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and other disadvantaged minorities. The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity. The vision of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve. Four for the Future The efforts of the Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. will focus on four initiatives: Mentoring Education & Scholarships Health & Wellness Economic Development
The 100 Black Men of America strives to serve as a strong positive force in the world by overcoming the cultural and financial obstacles that have limited the achievements of some minorities, particularly young African American males. Mentors of the 100 have made outstanding progress, proving to disadvantaged youth that they, too, can succeed and excel as students, corporate leaders, community leaders, and as independent business owners.
Mentoring that occurs within youth chess, athletic, and career readiness programs for youth include topics such as:
* Developing Positive Self Identity and Personal Vision * Strengthening Life Skills * Improving Social and Emotional Skills * Developing Moral Character * Developing A Strong Work Ethic * Pursuing Lifelong Learning