100 Black Men of Central Illinois

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Welcome to Central Illinois chapter of the 100 Black Men!

The Central Illinois Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. has grown over the years and continues to be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people, especially young African Americans. One of our programs, the “Mentoring for Life” program, is the corner stone of the good work we do in our community. We are involved with local scholarship programs that award money to the brightest students for continuing education. We also hold an annual health & wellness breakfast and are involved in many community partnerships that support financial literacy and education.

100 Black Men of Central Illinois President Speaks at African American Hall of Fame Museum

On February 28th at the Peoria Riverfront Museum,  100 Black Men of Central Illinois President Dale Avery will be a guest speaker at 27th annual African American Hall of Fame Museum Red, Black and Green Ball. Learn more about this event here.

Passport Program trip to the Dusable Museum

image12The leadership team from Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal partnered with the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois to present the Passport to Manhood mentoring program to select male youths in our community. The ‘Passport” program was presented in our local B&G Club in seven, weekly stages from Nov.-Dec. 2014 focusing on the core values required of our young men to overcome the obstacles they may face in their daily lives. A few stages emphasized during the mentorship program were Academic Success, Cooperation and Conflict along with Responses to Authority.image7 Read More…

Race Relations Roundtable Podcast

100 Black Men of Central Illinois chapter president  Dale Avery participated in WJBC’s roundtable on race relations. Listen to the Race Relations Roundtable here.

Dale Avery, president of the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois participates ins WXRJ's Roundtable on Race Relations.