Our Mission

The 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, Inc. is a group of concerned African American men whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the African American community through their collective resources, abilities and experiences. Recognizing the need to develop strong, vital and self-supporting communities, the organization has committed to helping African American youth achieve success in four (4) main focus areas:

  • Mentoring
  • Education
  • Health & Wellness
  • Economic Development



Guiding Principles
To ensure our programs are achieving the organization’s mission and objectives, each program developed or supported by 100BMOGD must meet the requirements of the Chapter’s guiding principles. Each program must:

  • Be accountable and measurable with clearly defined targets
  • Support the improvement of our community’s quality of life
  • Provide opportunity for enrichment for all members
  • Strategically partner with other organizations when it makes sense
  • Display the 100 logo and BRAND
  • Be able to be recognized as the leader of this program in the community relative to making a difference
  • Be fiscally responsible