100 Black Men of Metropolitian Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA   |  WWW.100BLACKMENBR.ORG

Mission

TO GIVE SUBSTANCE TO A SHARED VISION WHICH FOSTERS AND DEVELOPS MODEL PROGRAMS THAT BUILD COMMUNITY BY ENHANCING LIVES OF OUR AFRICAN-AMERICAN YOUTH.

Ruling year info

1995

Principal Officer

MICHAEL ADAMS

Main address

2050 N Foster Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

EIN

72-1235682

NTEE code info

Men's Service Clubs (S82)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

MENTORING: PROJECT EXCEL IS THE ORGANIZATION'S FLAGSHIP MENTORING PROGRAM. THIS PROGRAM FOCUSES ON MENTORING TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES TO HELP THEM DEVELOP ESSENTIAL LIFE SKILLS TO IMPROVE THEIR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE,AND CITIZENSHIP. MENTEES ARE REQUIRED TO ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM AND COMMIT TO REMAINING IN IT FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR. PARENTS ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO ENSURE THAT THEIR SONS ARE PRESENT FOR AT LEAST 80% OF PROGRAM ACTIVITIES. THERE WERE 83 PARTICIPANTS IN THIS PROGRAM THIS YEAR. MENTEES WHO SUCCESSFULLY PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS AND MATRICULATE TO A TWO- OR FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR A VILLAGE LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP. SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 1994, HUNDREDS OF TEENAGE MALES HAVE PARTICIPATED IN PROJECT EXCEL, AND THE ORGANIZATION HAS AWARDED OVER 90,500 IN VILLAGE LEGACY SCHOLARHIPS. THIS YEAR 5,500 IN SCHOLARSHIPS WERE AWARDED TO SIX DIFFERENCE PARTICIPANTS. THIS PROGRRAM ALSO INCLUDES ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL, SUCH AS PICNICS, FIELD TRIP TO SEE CULTURAL AND SPORTING EVENTS, AND TRAVEL TO AND PARTICIPATE IN SELECTED NATIONAL 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA CONVENTIONS. MENTORING ALSO INLCUDES A SUMMER STEM AND ROBOTICS ACADEMY PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES ENRICHMMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS IN THE 5TH THROUGH 8TH GRADES INTERESTED IN LEARNING COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, ROBOTICS, VIDEO GAME DEVEOPLMENT, AND LANGUAGE ARTS.

Expenses
$94,378
Revenue
$0

HEALTH AND WELLNESS: THE ORGANIZATION'S HEALTH AND WELLNESS GOALS ARE TO RAISE AWARENESS, PROVIDE ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE AND GIVE HEALTH INFORMATION THAT WILL ULTIMATELY PROMOTE BEHAVIORAL CHANGE RESULTING IN A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE. THE ORGANIZATION'S PRIMARY HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM IS CALLED WISE GUYS. THIS PROGRAM FOCUSES ON PROVIDING YOUNG MALES BETWEEN THE AGES OF 14 AND 18 KNOWLEDGE OF POSITIVE COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES, HEALTHY MASCULINITY, SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION, AND TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION. THE WISE GUYS PROGRAM IS A WEEKLY, 10-SESSION GROUP INTERVENTION FOR ADOLESCENT MALES THAT IS DELIVERED BY A STAFF EDUCATOR. EACH SESSION IS APPROXIMATELY 45 TO 60 MINUTES LONG. THIS PGORAM IS FUNDED BY A CONTRACT THE ORGANIZATION HAS WITH THE STATE OF LOUISIANA'S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS. THE ORGANIZATION IS REIMBURSED UNDER THE CONTRACT BASED ON THE NUMBER AND TYPES OF UNITS OF SERVICE PROVIDED. THIS YEAR 140 STUDENTS PARTICIPATED IN THE WISE GUYS PROGRAM. IN ADDITION TO THE WISE GUYS PROGRAM, THE ORGANIZATION PARTNERS WITH LOCAL MEDICAL FACILITIES TO OFFER FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR A MYRIAD OF HEALTH ISSUES AND ENCOURAGES OUR COMMUNITY TO BECOME PROACTIVE IN MAINTAINING GOOD HEALTH.

Expenses
$79,892
Revenue
$0

COLLECTIVE HEALING: THIS PROGRAM IS AN INITIATIVE, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE BAON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH MAYOR-PRESIDENT'S OFFICE, TO HELP CITIZENS ENGAGE IN A HEALING PROCESS DUE, IN PART, TO YEARS OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN RACES, GENDERS, AND ECONOMIC CLASSES, AS WELL AS CONFLICTS WITH POLICING PRACTICIES. THE INITIATIVE CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES: 1) RESPECTING AUTHORITY 2) DEVELIPING AN EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM ENTITLED "RESPECT 24/7 - YOUTH LIFE SKILLS STRATEGIES" 3) NORTH BATON ROUGE SUSTAINING COMUMUNITY PROJECT

Expenses
$49,931
Revenue
$0

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