The 100 Black Men of Phoenix (“The 100”) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created in 1988 that is comprised of professional African American men. The 100 is dedicated to improving the quality of life of African Americans within the Phoenix, AZ metro area by enhancing educational and economic opportunities for all. We take an active leadership role in helping minority youth become contributing, competitive and valued members of society. Currently, with a “lead by example” approach, we mentor over 100 youth monthly and have ongoing partnerships with various community organizations.
Mentoring BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and female youth in the Phoenix metropolitan area is an essential and empowering endeavor. By providing guidance, support, and opportunities, we aim to uplift and amplify the voices of these marginalized communities. Our mentoring program fosters an inclusive and safe space where young individuals can develop their unique talents, cultivate leadership skills, and explore their full potential. Through meaningful connections with experienced mentors from diverse backgrounds, participants gain access to valuable insights, resources, and networks. Together, we strive to break down barriers and promote a more equitable and diverse society, one where every young person can thrive and contribute to building a brighter future for Phoenix and beyond.
The mission of the 100 Black Men of Phoenix, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all people of color.
100 Black Men of Phoenix, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.
100 Black Men of Phoenix, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve.