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Our Mentoring Never Stops…

The Collegiate 100 program was formed to provide an avenue for the chapter to continue our one-on-one and group mentoring with students as they graduate from high school and move on to college.  Maintaining these relationships, and being a consistent and reliable presence supports our Mentoring The 100 Way Across a Lifetime initiative.

The Collegiate 100 adds value by serving as a core of service volunteers to help carry out the mission of 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C.  Members of the Collegiate 100 campus-based student organization assist the chapter, as appropriate, with programmatic initiatives that support the educational,

On The Job Since 1995…

100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. (100 BMGWDC) was founded in 1995 in response to the call to action voiced during the Million Man March.  A group of eleven professional Black men, concerned about the future of the youth in their community, came together and decided that it was their responsibility to step up and make a difference.  Following the model of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., they established the Greater Washington, D.C. chapter as a member of the national organization. 

Over the years the organization has grown in membership and status.  With a dedicated and diverse membership base,

Mentoring is the Cornerstone of What We Do…

Mentoring is a critical transformative vehicle in the lives of youth that is tied into each of our programs.  We execute our programs based on the Four for the Future framework, which includes Mentoring, Education, Economic Empowerment, and Health & Wellness.

Mentoring:  Saturday Leadership Academy

Our flagship program is the Saturday Leadership Academy (SLA).  This group mentoring program works with young men 13 to 18 years old from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.  The program meets October through May on the first and third Saturday of each month.  The mentees participate in a range of activities,

Real Men Giving Real Time.

On June 14th, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. won the 2019 Chapter of the Year Award.  This recognition was due to the combined work of our members and our supporters. Collectively, we recognized the need for positive male role models in our community, and came together to address it.  

“Real Men Giving Real Time”

The challenges for today’s youth have increased, and many don’t have adequate support to help guide them down the path to a successful life, and a successful professional career.  At its core, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington,

100 Black Men DC Win National Chapter of the Year Award

On June 15th, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. (100 BMGWDC) were honored to receive the 2019 Chapter of the Year Award in the small chapter category.  Out of 100 Black Men of America, Inc’s 125 local chapters that demonstrate extraordinary dedication to community service, the Greater Washington, D.C. chapter was highlighted as a leader.  The award was presented to chapter President, James Thompson, at 100 Black Men of America’s 27th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV.  

“This award recognizes the exceptional accomplishments of 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C., a dedicated and engaged chapter that serves as a beacon of hope and support in the Washington,