Programs oF "THE 100"
100 Black Men of Western PA, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and one of the founding chap-ters of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. In 1994, the na-tional organization identified four program areas titled “Four For The Future” as Critical to achieving the 100’s commitment to developing leaders and ensuring the future of African American communities and its youth. The four program areas are: Mentoring, Education, Health and Well-ness and Economic Development. Since 1987, 100 Black Men of Western PA, Inc. has directly mentored over 10,000 students with a 90% post secondary institution attendance rate and positively impacted students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
The 100 Black Men of Western PA, Inc. has a comprehensive mentoring program that focuses on modeling and development of academic and critical thinking skills, tutoring, self-esteem, citizenship, and appropriate behaviors. The “100” has directly mentored over 850 students with a 90% post secondary institution attendance rate and positively impacted students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, and other Pittsburgh area schools. The Program meets weekly for 3 hours on Saturdays during the school year at Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC).