100 Black Men of Central Illinois

100 Black Men 2014 Gala Tickets

100 Black Men of Central Illinois 2014 Gala

Alex Eillis -Keynote speaker at the 2014 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Gala

Keynote Speaker Alex Ellis


Join us on August 22nd at the Normal, IL Marriott. This year’s featured keynote speaker is Dr.Alex Ellis. Dr. Alex Ellis, an award-winning author, speaker, activist and connoisseur of style.  He will provide an inspirational message of building a positive image from the inside out.  Dr. Ellis has been featured on CNN, Sirius XM Satellite Radio, The 700 Club, Black Enterprise’s Our World Television Show, BET, and the Steve Harvey Morning Show.  Honored with the distinguished 40-Under-Forty award from the Network Journal, Dr. Ellis heralds a powerful message to his audience to “never underestimate the power of your image.”To get  your tickets for the 2014 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Gala, click HERE.

A Big Twin-Cities “Thanks!” from the 100

The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois would like to thank the Twin-Cities Community for supporting our 3rd Annual Garage Sale on June 28.   Each dollar we collected from the sale will go directly to our mentoring and scholarship programs.  Your support is an important part of our overall efforts to help students reach their potential.

100 Black Men of Central Illionis 2014 Garage Sale

100 Black Men of Central Illinois 2014 Garage Sale

3rd Annual Mentoring 4 Life Garage Sale


Saturday, June 28th  7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Lawrence Irvin Neighborhood Center (LINC/Boys & Girls Club)
1615 Illinois Street
Bloomington, IL


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.