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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...

2016 Community First Award Finalist! We Need Your Vote Today!

  We’ve been selected as a finalist for First National Bank’s Community First Award for our contributions toward making Omaha a successful community!  We have a chance to receive a $10,000 cash donation – but we need your help.  You can help us win by voting for us NOW and EVERY DAY through July 26th.  If we win, we plan to use the donation to further enhance our mentoring, education, health & wellness and economic empowerment programs to improve the quality of life 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 located at 8505 Crown Point Avenue NOW through July 4th open 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Read More...

Thank You Omaha!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Members and Staff of the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) we would like to thank the Omaha Community for its support during the 2016 Omaha Gives Campaign.  Because of  your generosity, the 100BMO raised an estimated $9,600 on Wednesday, May 25th! We are so incredibly grateful for your support and look forward to putting your investment to work through our programs that include Leadership and Mentoring Academy, Pathways to Success/Financial Literacy, Read More...

100 BLACK MEN OF OMAHA’S MENTEE CAYDEN CRIBBS WINS TELLURIDE SCHOLARSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN!  

100 Black Men of Omaha’s Mentee, Cayden Cribbs, a sophomore at Mount Michael Benedictine High School has been awarded a full scholarship to the 2016 Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS) at the University of Michigan, “In Search of   Identity Performance of Blackness and Representations of Gender and Sexuality. ” This six-week-long educational program is centered around a college­ level seminar for gifted and highly motivated high school sophomores. Admission to TASS is highly selective. Teachers and guidance counselors first nominate Read More...

Omaha Gives May 25, 2016

Please join the 100 Black Men of Omaha (100BMO) as we participate in Omaha Gives! – a 24-hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. This community-wide event is to show off Omaha’s spirit of giving, raise awareness about local nonprofits, and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make this city great. Anyone can participate and your donation will make a difference. Make your donation TODAY  May 25th from 12:00 am through 12:00 am May 26th  100 Black Men of Omaha will be competing Read More...

Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk

Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk Saturday, June 11, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Route: Starting @ 24th & Cuming  – Ending @ 24th & Lake Let’s Move Let’s Reach Health & Wellness Run/Walk Registration Form: Registration FormIndividual / Team *IndividualTeamYour / Team Name *Your / Team Point of Contact *Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Team Member Email *Phone * VerificationPlease enter any two digits *Example: 12This box is for spam protection - Read More...