What You Need to Know About Being A Member
Mentoring begins with the trust and ability to see each individual’s potential. Not every person begins at the same stage, but they all have the ability to create a positive impact on society, and this begins with the guidance of mentors.
Across the United States and Internationally, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is changing lives of tomorrow’s leaders through the 100’s signature programs: Mentoring The 100 Way, Collegiate 100®, and 100 Black Men Chapters. By delivering mentoring training, during our conferences and regional training workshops, which are open to the public, each of our programs deliver unique mentoring initiatives that help taps into the deserving youth to show-off change their lives annually. Mentoring provides support and positively impacts the lives of tomorrow’s leaders today.
The 100 delivers mentoring training at their annual conferences and regional training workshops in both Collegiate 100 chapters and 100 Black Men Chapters deliver unique mentoring initiatives that positively impact deserving youth. Support the work of the 100 and explore ways to help us grow.
POSITIVELY IMPACTING THE LIVES OF TOMORROW’S LEADERS
100 Black Men Mentee Spotlight
My name is Josiah Williams, I am 25 years of age. I currently work at Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Company and started in 2019. Prior to my career in Health Care, I graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2018 with a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Sociology.
I was born and raised in Syracuse, New York and graduated from Jamesville-Dewitt High-School in 2013. I was a mentee of the 100 Black Men of Syracuse since grade school. In grade school I attended the 100 Black Men “Saturday Academy” and learned more about my history and culture of Africans and African-Americans than I ever did in grade school or High-School. I also attended the STEP 1 mentee program where I learned how to effectively communicate with others and build life skills that I currently use today. Finally, the Historical Black College Tour gave me the inspiration to pursue a collegiate career to better myself. I cannot be more thankful to the 100 Black Men of Syracuse and the opportunities they have provided for men like me in pointing us in the right direction.
My journey started on the streets of Syracuse. Growing up as a young, black male with no father figure at home, I started to see my life differently as I grew older. Unfortunately, my life was not what I envisioned. I was unfocused and didn’t see a clear path to...
My time with the 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. has been very eye-opening. I’ve learned a lot from the weekly sessions and have been exposed to many different career paths. I also received valuable insights regarding life in America as an African-American male. I...