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The Philadelphia Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

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Let's make 2017 what we need it to be!

100 Black Men of Philadelphia join Chosen 300 Ministry to serve Thanksgiving meals to homeless

One of the graduates of the Philly 100 Leadership Academy

May 2016 Collegiate 100 of Cheyney University Graduates

Leading the Way: Graduating members of the Cheyney University Collegiate 100 Chapter gather once more to celebrate their achievement. From left are Mecheal Greene, Christian Sanchez, Chapter President Thomas McRae, Virshae Campbell, Senior Class President Yuhanna Muhammad, Chapter Vice President, Chloe Fontenot, Caleb Baytop, Maurquise Hall, and returning guest, Ahn-yea Graham the chapter’s first president. The Cheyney University Collegiate Chapter is the first anywhere to receive the Collegiate 100 Leadership Medals shown above.

March brings new beginnings and new members of the 100 Black Men of America, Philadelphia Chapter. At left, Chapter President, Keith D. Warren inducts (below from left) James Saunders, Harvey C. Miller, Wendell Holt, Michael Kennedy, Kevin Davis, and Dr. J. Michael Harpe.

March 2016 Induction to 100 Black Men of Philadelphia

Spring at Cheyney University welcomes new members to the First Collegiate 100 Chapter in Pennsylvania, which is hosted there. At far right, C100 Chapter President, Thomas McRae, Jr. and Vice President Chloe Fontenot administer the chapter's pledge of service.

Spring 2016 Induction to Collegiate 100 Chapter at Cheyney University

At the Philadelphia Premiere of Comcast's feature, "The Hammer" honoring the legacy of Hank Aaron, Comcast welcomes members of the Board of Directors of the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia.

At a special screening of the documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, director Stanley Nelson met with members and guests of the Philly 100 Black Men and Collegiate 100 at Philadelphia's Ritz Theater. The feature is a "must see," especially for younger adults who have only heard references to it by popular media. (For more extensive review, click HERE).

The Philly teams sent to the National African-American History Challenge 2015 took FIRST PLACE in the senior division and second place in the junior division against strong teams from around the USA!
First-place 2015 African American History Challenge winners from Philadelphia proudly wear their bling earned by sweeping through the preliminary and final rounds.

Joined by the President of the Philadelphia 100 Chapter, Mr. Keith Warren (right) and history coach Heidi Wolfson (left), members of Philly's senior and junior AAHC teams show off their hard-earned "bling."

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Collegiate 100 Chapter at Cheyney University Welcomes Class II Inductees

Collegiate 100 Class II inaugurated at Nation's first HBCU

At an inspiring event on March 25, 2014 at the Cheyney, PA campus, Then-President Howard-Vital (in regalia) congratulated the latest inductees to the 1st Collegiate 100 Chapter in Pennsylvania. Special guest speaker was Ms. Tiffany Dykes of the CIA. Shown above (from left) are C100 Vice President Thomas McRae, Past President Frederick Whiten of the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia, C100 President Ahn-yea Graham, Steven Pina, Sierra-Katherine Brooks, Terrell Grayson, Virshae Campbell, Matthew Howard, Craig Brown-Dickens, Branden Ellis (rear), C100 Secretary Chloe Fontenot, C100 Treasurer Desmond King, and President of the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia, Keith D. Warren.

2014 brought the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia yet more success and more effective alliances to support the young children of our area. It marked the strengthening of our Minority Entrepreneurship Apprenticeship Program, and the growth of a Collegiate 100 Chapter at Cheyney University. In 2015, we will keep building upon the momentum and work yet harder to better enable the children and community that we serve!

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As we move forward in Philadelphia, we will focus on the critical issue of education from a variety of perspectives. Our work to increase technological skills among Philly youth are materializing in a new robotics program. Our Minority Entrepreneurship Apprenticeship Program (MEAP) continues to introduce young adults to the ideas, skills, and planning required to pursue various real estate careers. The National African-American History Challenge organized and conducted by the 100 Black Men of America is offering young students the opportunity to enlarge their understanding about how America developed as it has and feel how cool it is to be smart. Our Chess Mentoring program helps young Philadelphians increase their conscious control over impulsive behaviors, and health and grooming workshops assure that young men know how and why to maintain themselves as well as help other family members.

As 2017 unfolds, we look forward to more challenges and more opportunities–social and political unrest at levels not seen since the 60s, concerns about the future of our shared economy, and many still unemployed or underpaid. Health care and educational disparities persist, although many more have access, and far too frequently the lack of quality schools offer our children no real alternatives to becoming a bankable commodity in correctional systems.

Even as change happens around us, the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia, Inc. has taken steps to ensure that we will remain pro-active and relevant. With the help of one of the top consulting firms in the world, we have been engaged in a strategic planning that will provide us with a roadmap toward a better shared future. Gone are the days when passion and purpose were enough to attract resources and mobilize people to work on issues important to our community. Today, strategy, execution, transparency, and proof of effectiveness are just as important as passion, if not more so.

Dr. Carter G. Woodson, once said, “If you can control a man’s thinking, you don’t have to worry about his actions. If you can determine what a man thinks, you do not have worry about what he will do. If you can make a man believe that he is inferior, you don’t have to compel him to seek an inferior status, he will do so without being told. ”

As we move forward in liberating and strengthening the thoughts and habits of our children, we welcome you to connect with us, to browse our pages, to come to our meetings, and to share in our efforts to improve the lives and futures of the youth of Philadelphia.

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