We’re kicking off 2020 with Texas Empowerment Academy and the 100 attending the “The Dream” game at the Austin Spurs. We’re celebrating our 2019 accomplishments, beginning a new journey with Texas Empowerment Academy, and networking with potential new members to join the 100.
The 100 and Together We Rise built and distributed 61 bikes in the community this holiday season. Special Thanks to our community partners Austin University Area Rotary, DPR Construction, NFLPA Austin/San Antonio, Austin Urban League Young Professionals, and others.
The 100 Black Men of Austin chapter volunteered in support of providing foster children a shopping spree. Thank you Together We Rise for giving us the opportunity to partner with you!
100 members testify at TEA in support of implementing African American courses in Texas high schools statewide. https://www.texastribune.org/2019/11/13/texas-education-african-american-studies/
The 100 sponsored the Texas Empowerment girls volleyball team to attend the Texas vs West Virginia volleyball game. TxEA has been working hard and the 100 wanted them to take a trip west of Interstate 35 to watch the nationally ranked Texas Longhorns.
The 100 Black Men of Austin, Inc. is having a fundraiser to distribute 100 bikes and helmets to underrepresented and foster kids in the Austin Community this holiday season. We’ve set a goal amount of $7,000 to accommodate 100, but we’re equipped to go beyond that amount for the community. The campaign starts tonight and
The 100 had the opportunity to send some of our mentors from Texas Empowerment Academy to a UT basketball practice to discuss the importance of leadership and being coachable on and off the court. Ray Jackson (Fab Five) joined us for the discussion.
The Austin Public Library received 2,000 new children books donated by Together We Rise and 100 Black Men of Austin, Inc. The books will be distributed to those in need in the Austin community.
The 100 volunteered with Cortez Consulting at their Colony Park Block Party. Various vendors included the Austin Fire Department and Community Care Health Centers.