The 100 Partners with Foster Love and Toyota North Austin to Provide Holiday Joy to Foster Kids

The 100 Black Men of Austin partnered with Foster Love – Together We Rise and Steve Riddick of Toyota North Austin to support foster families by providing shopping sprees for the kids at H&M. The kids were blessed with gift cards and partnered with a 100 volunteer to shop. There were some happy and tearful moments as the kids showed their appreciation as they left the store with bags of clothes. Foster Love, we’re looking forward to next year.

To all of the members of the 100 Black Men of Austin – THANK YOU for being intentional in 2023. Let’s keep the momentum in 2024!

Happy Holidays Everyone and “What They See Is What They’ll Be”


100 Black Men of Austin Attended the Lone Star Emmy’s for Voter PSA Emmy Nomination

The organization was represented by Karl Spencer and Darrias Thomas as the 100 Black Men of Austin were nominated for the 2022 voter education PSAs.  Even though the organization didn’t win, the work will not stop and we will continue to educate on the importance of voting.


100 Black Men of Austin Partners with InternXL to Host Panels at AfroTech


InternXL hosted a series of panels to support college students across the nation attending AfroTech in Austin, TX.  As part of the partnership with the 100 Black Men of Austin, students from The University of Texas at Austin and Huston Tillotson University received passes to AfroTech, attended InternXL events and panels, and signed up to the InternXL platform to have access to internship opportunities.  The InternXL panels during AfroTech included;

Hustle to Career with AI | Presented by internXL & AfroTech  – Click here for video.

Powering Forward | Creating a Shared Digital Future with Robert Smith 

Rising in Tech: Black Innovation|Presented by InternXL & AfroTech

AFROTECH™ College Student Reception


The 100 Partners with NASA to Provide 7,000 Eclipse Glasses for Students to Experience the Solar Eclipse

As part of our Education and STEM initiatives, The 100 Black Men of Austin partnered with NASA-National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide 7,000 solar eclipse glasses to students in Austin ISD, Pflugerville ISD, Wayside, and Texas Empowerment Academy schools.  Students experienced the solar eclipse, Saturday, October 14th in Austin and will use the glasses for the full eclipse in April.

Kendra Scott and Daymond John Joins the 100 Black Men of Austin at Campbell Elementary School to Promote Literacy

President Karl Spencer had the pleasure of moderating, as part of our cultural competency initiative, Kendra Scott and Daymond John, while visiting Campbell Elementary. Daymond read his book, “Daymond Learns to Earn.”, students were given a copy of Daymond’s children’s book, and teachers and staff were given Kendra and Daymond’s books and Kendra Scott jewelry. The Kendra Scott Foundation also donated to the school’s literacy program. Such an incredible day for the students, teachers and staff at Campbell Elementary!