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1 100 Black Men of Bradley County, Inc. Overview & Mission Briefing Dr. Michael J. Laney Public Relations Director September 2009 September 2009

2 5/10/2015 History & Purpose 100BMBC Branch of the International 100 Black Men of America, Inc.(1963) Non- Profit organization dedicated to supporting 105 national & international chapters, w/ 10,000 members. Impacting 100,000 youth. International message reach of 20 Million annually Branch of the International 100 Black Men of America, Inc.(1963) Non- Profit organization dedicated to supporting 105 national & international chapters, w/ 10,000 members. Impacting 100,000 youth. International message reach of 20 Million annually 100 Black Men of Bradley County. Inc. Established 1994 in Cleveland, TN 100 Black Men of Bradley County. Inc. Established 1994 in Cleveland, TN

3 5/10/2015 Mission Statement To improve the quality of life of our communities and enhance educational & economic opportunities for all African- Americans To improve the quality of life of our communities and enhance educational & economic opportunities for all African- Americans 4 Major Components of the “100” 4 Major Components of the “100” Four for the Future Four for the Future Mentoring, Economic Development, Education, and Health & Wellness Mentoring, Economic Development, Education, and Health & Wellness

4 5/10/2015 Value Statement 100BMBC is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African- American community 100BMBC is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African- American community Respect for Family Respect for Family Spirituality Spirituality Justice Justice Integrity Integrity

5 5/10/2015 Vision Statement 100BMBC, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership utilizing our diverse talents to create an environment where children are motivated to achieve and to empower our people to become self sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of Cleveland, TN 100BMBC, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership utilizing our diverse talents to create an environment where children are motivated to achieve and to empower our people to become self sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of Cleveland, TN What They See is What They’ll Be What They See is What They’ll Be Real Men Giving Real Time Real Men Giving Real Time

6 5/10/ BM Signature Four For the Future Program Mentoring Mentoring Group Mentoring provides positive role models for Middle and High School at-risk male students (22 boys ages 7- 17) “Mentoring the 100 Way II” Group Mentoring provides positive role models for Middle and High School at-risk male students (22 boys ages 7- 17) “Mentoring the 100 Way II” Mentoring Program Themes Mentoring Program Themes Positive Self Esteem, Substance Abuse Awareness, Surviving Middle & HS; Peer Pressure; Personal Discipline and Anger Management; Community Service, Black History, Leadership Skills & Character Building. Positive Self Esteem, Substance Abuse Awareness, Surviving Middle & HS; Peer Pressure; Personal Discipline and Anger Management; Community Service, Black History, Leadership Skills & Character Building. Community Outreach Mentoring: “Future CEO’s in Training”-In-School Friday Morning Mentoring Program with Cleveland Middle School (6-8 th grade) boys & girls, impacting 25 males (directly)/25 females (directly) and 200 male & female at-risks students (indirectly). Community Outreach Mentoring: “Future CEO’s in Training”-In-School Friday Morning Mentoring Program with Cleveland Middle School (6-8 th grade) boys & girls, impacting 25 males (directly)/25 females (directly) and 200 male & female at-risks students (indirectly). Over 690 contact hours volunteered per year. Over 690 contact hours volunteered per year.

7 5/10/ BM Signature Four For the Future Program Cont. Education Education Education is the key to opportunity Education is the key to opportunity Currently 36 active students in Accrued & College Tuition Assistance Programs Currently 36 active students in Accrued & College Tuition Assistance Programs Since BMBC has awarded Since BMBC has awarded ($750,000) educational assistance to over 100 students Enrollment almost quadrupled in the 12 year period from 15 to 51 ( ) Enrollment almost quadrupled in the 12 year period from 15 to 51 ( ) Established weekly in school mentoring program for boys at CMS 6 th -8 th grade (08/2002) Feeder program to college “Future CEO’s in Training.” 30 Participating Established weekly in school mentoring program for boys at CMS 6 th -8 th grade (08/2002) Feeder program to college “Future CEO’s in Training.” 30 Participating Established weekly in school mentoring program for girls at CMS 6 th -8 th grade (11/2008) Feeder program to college “Future CEO’s in Training.” PILOT- 30 participating. Established weekly in school mentoring program for girls at CMS 6 th -8 th grade (11/2008) Feeder program to college “Future CEO’s in Training.” PILOT- 30 participating.

8 5/10/ BM Signature Four For the Future Program Cont. Education Objectives Education Objectives Provide Financial support to “at-risk” students attending college- $82, Provide Financial support to “at-risk” students attending college- $82, Fairness Fairness Community Service component Community Service component Accrued Scholarship (15 $49.6K-2009) Accrued Scholarship (15 $49.6K-2009) College Tuition Assistance (21 $53.3K-2009)* College Tuition Assistance (21 $53.3K-2009)* 8 Schools- Clark Atlanta, UTK, Lee U, Maryville College, Austin-Peay U, MTSU, UTC, and Cleveland State. 8 Schools- Clark Atlanta, UTK, Lee U, Maryville College, Austin-Peay U, MTSU, UTC, and Cleveland State. * Note- In Kind gift- Lee U; CSCS (2+2) etc. * Note- In Kind gift- Lee U; CSCS (2+2) etc.

9 5/10/ BM Signature Four For the Future Program Cont. Economic Development Economic Development Economic Development fuels our livelihoods. Our Economic Development programs and SMOB (small minority owned business) workshops provides credit education, investment club strategies, and real estate planning seminars to community members. Economic Development fuels our livelihoods. Our Economic Development programs and SMOB (small minority owned business) workshops provides credit education, investment club strategies, and real estate planning seminars to community members.

10 100 BM Signature Four For the Future Program Cont. Health & Wellness Health & Wellness Health & Wellness is a vital component of a thriving community. The 100BMBC teams up with other non-profit organizations such as the Ocoee Regional Health Corp. Health & Wellness is a vital component of a thriving community. The 100BMBC teams up with other non-profit organizations such as the Ocoee Regional Health Corp. Walk of Life –September 12, 2009 with Pfizer Drug Co with 30 Healthcare professionals Bradley Sq Mall Walk of Life –September 12, 2009 with Pfizer Drug Co with 30 Healthcare professionals Bradley Sq Mall

11 100 BMBC Community Work Service Outreach Program Community Work Program Community Work Program Provide opportunities for students in the 100BMBC Scholarship programs to benefit the community, teach responsibility, and promote good citizenship principles. Provide opportunities for students in the 100BMBC Scholarship programs to benefit the community, teach responsibility, and promote good citizenship principles students provided over 1275 hours of community service through tutoring= 53 volunteer days students provided over 1275 hours of community service through tutoring= 53 volunteer days. 25 community service hours per year 25 community service hours per year “Make a Difference Day” “Make a Difference Day” Service to non-profits in the Greater Cleveland Bradley County Community Service to non-profits in the Greater Cleveland Bradley County Community 2002 Roy L. Johnson Awardee-200 hours 2002 Roy L. Johnson Awardee-200 hours

12 100 Black Men of Bradley County Organizational Structure As of January 2008

13 5/10/2015 Summary The 100 Black Men of Bradley County, Inc. pour their time, talent, and their treasures into our youth. Respect for Family SpiritualityJusticeIntegrity What They See is What They’ll Be We Are Real Men Giving Real Time Catch our Vision and Get on Board!!


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