100 Black Men of Austin MLK Weekend of Service

The 100 Black Men of Austin kicked off 2023 with a weekend of service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The organization focuses on giving back to the community in a variety of ways.  This year, the organization had the opportunity to speak with the Texas Civic Ambassadors as they hosted their retreat at the University of Texas, served as panelists at St Francis School as they hosted a conference focusing on community, partnered with Amazon Web Services to donate 100 jogging suits, shirts, and socks to Mission Accomplished (for the homeless), and marched with one of our key partners, Austin FC at the MLK March in Austin, TX.


100 BMOA Partners with Austin Independent School District to Provide Monthly Read Alongs in 3rd Grade Classrooms

Austin Independent School District and the 100 BMOA partnered to provide monthly read alongs in Title I 3rd grade classrooms across AISD.  The 100 members will read a different book monthly (books purchased from Black Pearl Books) to the students and will distribute 800-900 books monthly for the children build their home libraries.  As part of the cultural competency initiative, the goal is to make reading fun.


100 BMOA Attends Congressional Black Caucus

100 Board members attended the 51st annual Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, DC to support the Greater DC 100 chapter and attend to conference to promote our Voter Education PSAs.  The members had the opportunity to meet politicians and other key figures at the convention.