100 Black Men of Austin Receives Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation/Organization of the Year Award from Association of Fundraising Professionals

Texas Empowerment Academy nominated the 100 Black Men of Austin to receive the Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation/Organization of the Year Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.  The organization is honored and proud to have been chosen by the committee.  The grassroots work will continue in the Austin, TX community!!!!

100 Black Men of Austin Supports the Austin Public Library Kids Block Party

The Austin Public Library hosted its 3rd annual Kids Block Party at the central library downtown Austin.  The 100 Black Men supports this initiative by volunteering and providing resources.  This year, the 100 Black Men of Austin donated the books (Courtesy of Black Pearl Books) and Puzzles (Courtesy of Puzzle Huddle) to their literacy department.

100 Black Men of Austin Supports First Tee Golf in its Efforts to Teach Children the Game of Golf

The 100 Black Men of Austin has supported First Tee Golf for the 3 consecutive year in promoting the importance of playing golf, staying active, and creating networking spaces for our youth.  Members of the organization were recognized for their individual accomplishments in the community during the 9 Core Values Luncheon.  Thank You PGA Tour for being a driving force in the Austin, TX community!

100 Black Men of Austin Takes Students to Washington DC to learn about STEM and Aviation


Thanks to the generosity of The !00 Black Men of Greater Washington DC, the Austin chapter took 5 mentees to Washington DC to attend the Legacy Flight Academy.  120 students participated in different variations of STEM, learned about the Tuskegee Airmen, Redtail pilots, and sat in the cockpit and learned to fly a plane.  Students also had the privilege to see Black Excellence as all of the pilots were African American!

100 Black Men of Austin partners with WGC Dell Match Play to Host a Student Panel on Overcoming Adversity

WGC Dell Match Play, Dell Technologies, and the 100 Black Men of Austin partnered to host a panel during the final round of WGC Dell Match Play.  College students had the opportunity to hear 2 dynamic panelist (LaToya Collins-Jones and Chris Ogbonnaya) from Dell Technologies.  They shared their journey from college to Dell Technologies, overcoming adversity and making tough decisions.  One of those tough decisions was recognizing that “failure is success” in your life’s journey.  After the panel, students were able to network over lunch and enjoyed the final round and final year of WGC Dell Match Play in Austin, TX.