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“Igniting Our Youth” Awards Dinner

The 100 Black Men of Omaha (100) would like to invite you to the 13th Annual Men of Honor “Igniting Our Youth” Awards Dinner on Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:30 p.m., at Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street. The “Igniting Our Youth” will commemorate 23rd Years of Mentoring. The Omaha community is invited to join members of the 100 at what has become one of their most anticipated events. This annual fundraiser provides an opportunity for the organization to honor Read More...

100 Black Men of Omaha’s Ignite Event

  Friday, October 20th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM LEND THEM A HAND SO THEY CAN REACH FOR SOMETHING BETTER Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles ~ 7051 Ames Avenue Light appetizers will be served Ignite Invite Flyer – Oct 20 2017     Read More...

The 100’s 2017-2018 Parent Workshops & Family Leadership Institute Sessions

The 100 Black Men of Omaha (100) continues to enhance our mentoring efforts by providing wrap around services for our mentees and their families.  Through our workshops we engage and empower parents to strengthen their involvement in their child’s educational and social development. The mission of the 100 is to improve the quality of life in Omaha by helping our youth reach their fullest potential.  This has been the organization’s mission since 1995 when a group of concerned men realized Read More...

8th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit ~ Tuesday, September 19, 2017

8th Annual Striving for Success: Black Male Summit ~ Tuesday, September 19th  University of Nebraska at Omaha, Milo Bail Student Center 6001 Dodge Street Omaha, NE 68182   Striving for Success: the African-American Male Summit is a day-long event that inspires African-American males entering 9th grade to excel in their education.  These young males will meet successful African-American professionals and attend motivational workshops.  The Summit is co-hosted by 100 Black Men of Omaha, African-American Empowerment Network and Urban League of Nebraska. Who should attend?   Read More...

100 Saturday Academy Reading & Math Tutorial Program Kicks Off Saturday, September 9th!

100 Saturday Academy Tutorial Program Starting Soon! A 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 9th @ 10:00 a.m.  Monroe Middle School South Entrance ~ 5105 Bedford Avenue Student Sessions begin September 16, 2017 |  9:00 am | Click Read More...

100 Black Men of Omaha Fireworks Stand! Open Now thru July 4th!

Looking for fireworks this holiday season, well look no further! Come out and support our youth at the 100 Black Men of Omaha Fireworks Stand 71st & Military Avenue  –  Across From Benson Park Opened Daily ~ June 25th through July 4th ~ 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. Read More...

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...