The 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland Chapter provides a variety of educational, informative, and uplifting programs for the whole family. Our programs teach the necessary leadership and development skills to assist our mentees and their families in realizing and maximizing their full potential. 

We are excited to share our interests with you and hope you find everything you need to stay informed about the “Work of the 100”. Please visit our site regularly for updates on the progress of our organization as we strive to serve our community and make a difference in the lives of the youth we serve. We are thrilled about what we have achieved together over the past twenty years!


100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership, by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments…


We are committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts…


Our core values are recognized in how we conduct our business, and how we interact with our stakeholders, who are our members…

Real Men, Giving Real Time

The 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland, Inc. serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create an environment in which Cleveland’s youth are motivated to achieve and are empowered to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of their communities.

 Mentoring is the essence of the Greater Cleveland 100. Through our signature programs of economic development, education, health & wellness, leadership development, mentoring, we aim to be Savannah’s premier mentoring organization.

“What They See Is What They’ll Be®”

is more than a motto. It is a source of motivation for all members of our 100 Black Men chapter network. Additionally, our motto serves as a constant reminder that we must consistently commit ourselves to personify the type of people our children will look up to and emulate. We fully embrace the immense responsibility we have to our mentees and our communities.

Improving the Lives of Young Men

The 100 Black Men of Greater Greater Cleveland Inc. is one of many International Chapters with our National Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The local chapter’s current membership is part of an international fellowship of 10,000+ committed volunteers who have impacted the lives of over 110,000 youth through mentoring and other programs designed to improve their quality of life. Mentees benefit from educational enhancement programs and life skills training conducted by organization members and other community volunteers and partners.

100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland hosted a panel talking about the impact the Coronavirus has on the African American Community

The Health & Wellness committee of the 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland hosted a virtual panel to talk about this pandemic.

One of the 100 Black Men of America’s “Four For The Future” initiatives focuses on health & wellness. In an effort to help educate the community on vital health information, our Health & Wellness committee teamed up with doctors, four of the doctors are from the 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland chapter who participated in this educational conversation on January 13, 2022.

The event focused on ways to maintain health and safety amid COVID-19. It featured speakers Dr. Ernest Smoot, Dr. Charles Modlin, Dr. Romone Boyd, and Pamela Combs. Moderator for this event was Marvin Ferguson chair of Health & Wellness. To view the zoom conversation click on the button.

Our Work Is Possible Through Sponsor &
Partner Support

You can assist with our efforts! Any contributions to our cause will humbly and graciously be appreciated!



The Cleveland Chapter of 100 Black Men has combined the Mentoring, Education, and Health and Wellness Committees to form this program and connect a nature walk in some of our local public parks with a health and wellness, science, and environmental education component to the mentoring experience.

100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland is a volunteer organization committed to transforming the lives of youth and improving our communities through a unified mission devoted to improving the quality of life for African American youth in the Cleveland area. Mentoring is a vital part of the 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland.

Atlanta Business Chronicle to honor national chairman of 100 Black Men of America at Leaders in Corporate Citizenship Awards

Cleveland Chapter In The News

100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland, Inc. honors community leaders at Black Tie Gala.

Walk a Mile with a Child gives guidance to young boys in Cleveland using local parks

Founding Member Judge Michael Nelson swears in Cleveland's 58th Mayor Justin Bibb

Congratulations to Chief Magistrate Gregory Clifford, 2021 Chairman's Award recipient

Coronavirus (COVID -19)
What You Need to know

As we face this severe pandemic, you can take some basic precautions to stay safe. We will provide you with some information and resources to help you remain aware of the latest news on Coronavirus Disease.

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