Education

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area provides a suite of academic services for African American youth and their families or caregivers. These programs prepare youth for academic success and manhood by accepting, nurturing, and celebrating them and their experiences. At the foundation of our programs is an an emphasis on reading, writing and oration. These programs go beyond education to nurture development that can shield African American children from violence and harmful behaviors while instilling in them the principles of community building.

A good education and the ability to read is the foundation of a thriving community. The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area offers comprehensive programs that address the educational and emotional needs of the African American community.

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area works to secure the necessary resources to educate the children in our communities. The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area partners with other schools and education related non-profit organizations and government agencies to promote education strategies, literacy campaigns, and provide parent education on the educational needs that are prevalent in the African American community.

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Educational Development Program is based on the National Educational Development Program.

To facilitate the intellectual growth of the students in the community, the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area is active in monitoring educational policy, trends and their implications for our youth. The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area engages local, regional, and national leaders and officials who impact educational policies and practices. In addition, the 100 Black Men of the Bay Area provides forums that address the educational needs of our youth in our community.