Health & Wellness
Strengthening the mind, body and spirit
through a variety of events, activities and
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Our organization partners with corporations, foundations and other nonprofits to promote preventative health strategies and provide education on prevalent diseases that negatively impact our community, The 100, through its Health and Wellness Committee, also works with other organizations and groups to develop strategic partnerships that increase awareness and provide health education mitigating the incidences of chronic conditions and diseases, as well as narrowing the health care gap that exists in our community .
Over the history of 100 Black Men of Syracuse, we have enlisted the participation and co-operation of many individuals and numerous organizations. Some of the persons and organizations with whom we have partnered with in presenting our health and wellness programs include:
- Syracuse Community Health Center
- The American Red Cross
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- Vera House, Inc.
- National Committee on HIV-AIDS
- Crouse Hospital
- Syracuse Area Black Nurses Association
- Syracuse Juneteenth Festival
- MVP Health Care
- Local Navigators for the Affordable Health Care Act
- Syracuse Housing Authority
- Hopps Memorial CME Church
- Bethany Baptist Church
- Upstate Medical University
The 100 has used it partnerships and collaborations to promote prevention, medical treatment and awareness of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other health care issues. We’ve done so through our sponsorship of a variety of activities, including free mask giveaways, Zumba and yoga classes, the Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Health and Wellness, and in-person and virtual seminars on a variety of subjects, including COVID-19, cancer awareness, Health Care 2.0, violence prevention, heart disease, diabetes and the Affordable Care Act.