Author Archives: D Woods

Thank You Omaha!

Thank You Omaha!!! On behalf of the Board of Directors, Members and Staff of the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100) we would like to thank the Omaha Community for its support during the 2017 Omaha Gives Campaign. Because of your generosity, the 100 raised an estimated $11,000 on Wednesday, May 24th! We are so incredibly grateful for your support and look forward to putting your investment to work through our Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness and Economic Empowerment programs. Read More...

Omaha Gives 2017!

Support the 100 Black Men of Omaha! Click here to schedule your donation in support of the 100 on May 24th!!! https://www.omahagives.org/100blackmenomaha/overview Read More...

17th African American History Challenge Held February 4, 2017

 100 Black Men of Omaha held its 17th African American History Challenge The 17th African American History Challenge (AAHC) was held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at North High Magnet School, 4410 North 36th Street, Omaha, NE 68111. The History Challenge, a collaboration between the 100 Black Men of Omaha and Omaha Public Schools, was sponsored in part by Cox Communications and the University of Nebraska-Omaha. This year’s winners were Beveridge Magnet Middle School in the Junior Division and Burke High Read More...

17th African American History Challenge

100 BLACK MEN OF OMAHA TO HOST 17th AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY CHALLENGE FEATURING METRO AREA MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS   The 100 Black Men of Omaha, Inc. (100) will host its 17th African American History Challenge (AAHC) on Saturday, February 4, 2017, 4pm at North High Magnet School, 4410 North 36th Street, Omaha, NE 68104.  The goal of the competition is to foster an appreciation of African-American history and culture in Omaha youth. The competition is open to the public at Read More...

Impact the Life of Young Person – Become a Mentor!

IMPACT THE LIFE OF OUR YOUTH THROUGH MENTORING   Because of people like you, hundreds of young Black males across this city will be mentored and guided towards a life of success. Learn How YOU Can Make a Difference in Young Person’s Life.  Meet Our Mentors & Mentees as They Share Their Stories  Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 5:00 P.M. ~ 100 Office ~ 2233 Grant Street OR Tuesday, January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 P.M.~ 100 Office ~ 2233 Grant Street Refreshments will be served! Read More...

January is National Mentoring Month!

Join 100 Board Member Edward O. Stevens and Become a Mentor Today! Positive Influence & Powerful Impact…Make a Difference! Read More...

Mentoring Across a Life Time…”Saturday lessons, aim to help struggling students”

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) – Well into the school year, students in the metro are hitting the books hard and one organization is looking to help struggling students while also challenging others who are at grade-level. The catch: students have to show up on Saturdays at Monroe Middle School. Years ago, three students at Omaha North High Magnet School did so.Cayden Cribbs,16, Davian Sayers and Danny Arevalo, both 15, are students who went to 100 Saturday Academy for several years. Arevalo says Read More...

100 Saturday Academy…“It Takes a Village at the Academy”

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Dedication in the classroom helps students achieve success in life and in some cases, saving lives. That’s the mission of 100 Black Men of Omaha’s Saturday Academy. “We got to keep our village together. They always say we have absent fathers. I see fathers in here right now. Y’all ain’t absent, y’all here.” A Saturday morning at school is not the ideal situation for a group of middle school students who’ve been targeted for a reason. “We are Read More...

100 Black Men, Urban League and Empowerment Network Host 7th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit

7th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit Held Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Receives Rave Reviews for Young Men and Mentors Over 300 young men and 70+ mentors connected for a day focused on careers, college, life and success “Good grades equal good money.” “No matter what people say I can’t do, I can accomplish my goals.” “Sports are great, but focus on my academics too.” “Surround myself with positive people who are going in the same direction.” These are just a few of the comments Read More...

100 Saturday Academy Reading & Math Tutorial Program Kicks Off September 17th!

100 Saturday Academy Tutorial Program Starting Soon! in partnership with Title I Academy students are provided: Hands-on Instruction from State Certified Teachers Science, Cultural & Social Skills Activities Breakfast and Lunch ~ Community Volunteers The Academy focus is on: Math and Reading Proficiency for students in 3rd through 6th grade It takes a Village and the 100 is a part of that Village! *Required Parent Orientation* Saturday, September 17th @ 10:00 a.m.  Monroe Middle School South Entrance ~ 5105 Bedford Avenue Student Sessions begin September 24, 2016 |  9:30 am | Click Here: Read More...