The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. considers economic empowerment necessary for creating just societies around the world.
EDUCATIONThe 100 Black Men of America, Inc. has been educating and empowering youth for over three decades.
The 100’s comprehensive mentoring programs mentor children and youth through a worldwide network of chapters.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
The 100’s health and wellness goals are to raise awareness, provide access to health care and give health information that will ultimately promote behavior change resulting in a healthier lifestyle.
STEM / Robotics Program
The main purpose of our STEM programs is to engage students in STEM activities that expose them to, cultivate interest, and increase confidence in their abilities to succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
We simply use robotics as a hands on method to build activities around and demonstrate application of STEM skills. We coach teams that participate in the First Lego League and First Tech Challenge.We provide programs and facilitate partnerships that create a pipeline of diverse, Charlotte community students, starting from middle school STEM programs, to high school programs, to college major programs, and ultimately to STEM-related careers.
Career Transferable STEM Skills:
Problem Solving / Scientific Method
Project Management / Organizational Skills
Successfully co-hosted the First ever FTC Regional Qualifier in CLT @ ImaginOn on 1/16: ◦13 teams participated (one from VA.), including 2 from MOY. Our team 7989 “Autonomous Rex” made the elimination round.
More than 300 attendees
8 Member and 4 parent volunteers supported the event; 11 students on our teams.
Facilitated MOY Saturday Academy STEM workshop 1/30 @ NASCAR R&D; 50 students.
Our FTC Team #7989 “Autonomous Rex” qualified for the State tournament after competing in the Regional at Appalachian State (1/31). Team also received the Rockwell Collins Innovation Award and placed on the “Think” and “Design” awards
Our First Lego Team received the Team Spirit Award at the Concord Regional Qualifier in 2012
Annual “STEM Showcase” event featuring FTC and FLL Robotic competitions have been held in the Spring since 2014
For more information about US First robotics programs visit: http://www.firstinspires.org/
Our STEM programming is made possible by grant awards and donations from the community. Business and corporate partners are critical in helping the 100’s Robotics Program achieve its objectives. The generosity of our partners makes these STEM activities accessible to children at no charge to them.
Additional funds are needed and are essential to every aspect of our program from robotic kits, materials, supplies, and travel costs to events. As a partner of our Program, you make it possible for our youth to enjoy a fun and educational activity that contributes to their growth and development. Listed below are our different levels of monetary partnership and what benefits each level includes. All donations are tax deductible.
MOY Movement Of Youth
Youth Movement is a youth development program of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., whose mission is to improve the overall health and well-being of youth through structured physical fitness training, wholesome food choices, character development, and mentoring.
The Collegiate 100
The Collegiate 100® is a campus-based student organization with its programmatic initiatives that support the development of social, emotional, and educational needs of youth who need positive role models in the communities in which they live.
More About The Program
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