100 Black Men of Central Illinois

Welcome!

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.

5th Annual PHEN Prostate Cancer Summit

PHEN Summit

Participate on September 25th in Washington DC or via Webcast. Register today! This year’s summit will focus on :

  • PSA Testing Clarity
  • Increased Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Among Young Men
  • Making a Decision to Treat or Pursue Active Surveillance
  • Sexual Dysfunction Caused by Treatment
  • Need for Increased Clinical Trials Participation

100 Black Men College Scholarship Fair

12th Annual College Scholarship Fair presented by State Farm

The 12th Annual College Scholarship Fair presented by State Farm  takes place on Saturday, October 11th at the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum, located on 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. from 9am to 2pm.

This is one of the premier College Fair in the Midwest as over 200 colleges and universities will be in attendance with 5,000 parents and students seeking opportunities for college admissions as well as scholarships.

Registration is free and open to all HS students at http://100bmc.org/csf-2.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk

 

Please join the 100 Black Men of Madison for their second annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk September 13th. The National Cancer Institute reports that there have been an estimated 233,000 new cases and 29,480 deaths from prostate cancer in the United States so far this year.  According to the Center for Disease Control, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States.  African American men have higher rates of getting and dying from the disease, although it is still unclear why.
Prostate Cancer Awareness
Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk registration

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.

 

100 Black Men & Back 2 School Basketball Jam

Back 2 School Basketball Jam Educational Summit

The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois chapter in Bloomington Illinois was recently featured in the Pantagraph for their work with students. Click here to read more about the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois and the Back 2 School Basketball Jam Educational Summit.

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