As the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, we envision a future where the strength of our youth development programs and the collective partnerships with our communities and schools, positively impact the mental, physical, moral and spiritual development of young people. To realize our vision, we partner with local school districts, universities, and other organizations to provide programs that encourage personal development, academic growth, and basic life skills.
The national program areas of focus for the 100 Black Men of America are mentoring, education, economic empowerment, health & wellness, and leadership development. Locally, we conduct six programs for students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade that focus on mentoring, education and leadership development. Our programs impact students’ personal development and academic achievement. Students involved in our programs generally display increased self-esteem, personal responsibility, and motivation to succeed in school as well as improvement in their grades.
The 100 Black Men of Indianapolis currently has six active mentoring-based education programs that serve more than 800 Indianapolis students. Our programs mentor male and female students from Kindergarten through High School. Our current programs are:
As part of our commitment to positively impacting the development of youth in our community, we are always evaluating our program structure and relevance to ensure that our programs positively impact the current educational and societal needs of our community. We are currently in the early planning and development phases of the following 2 programs:
100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. relies on the support of individuals, volunteers, private foundations and corporations to carry out its mission. Your contribution will make a difference in helping 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Inc. empower children and build a stronger Greater Indianapolis community.
If you are interested in making a difference in the community and being a visionary leader, we are looking for dynamic individuals who are prepared to take a vital role in a leading non-profit organization. Visit our Careers page to see the positions that we currently have open.