Criteria for Membership

The 100 Black Men of the Upstate, SC. regularly hosts orientation and information gathering sessions for men interested in membership with our organization.

Typically, prospective members are identified by a current member as a person who has the desire to provide their considerable talents and valuable time in aiding 100 Black Men of the Upstate, SC. to serve our community.

Attending an orientation and information session will offer the prospective member insight into the purpose and activities of 100 Black Men of the Upstate, SC, and at this session, any and all questions can be voiced.

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Membership Types

Active Member – A member who is actively involved with the programs of the chapter, serves on one or more committees and regularly attends meetings.

Supporting Member – A member who financially supports the chapter, but is currently unable to devote sufficient time to mentoring, tutoring and/or committee work. This form of membership is only granted by the executive committee of the chapter.

The Membership Process

In order to become a member of the 100 Black Men of the Upstate, SC., any interested person must be nominated by a current financial member of the Chapter. The nominating member must submit the name of the interested individual to the Membership Committee by the established deadline. The deadline will vary depending upon the timing of the orientation session.

After the individual names have been submitted to the membership chairperson, the chairperson will contact the prospective member via a phone call, and then follow-up letter informing them of their nomination. The letter also will provide information regarding the next orientation session.

Prospective Members will be required to do the following: