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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

The 100's health and wellness goals are to raise awareness, provide access to health care and health information that will ultimately promote behavior change resulting in a healthier lifestyle. The organization's Health & Wellness Committee provides leadership to the chapters as they establish health & wellness committees at the local level. Through civic and corporate partnerships, the 100 delivers health education programs and free health screenings in hundreds of communities annually. Current health & wellness signature programs include:

Youth Movement

Youth Movement is a youth development program of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., whose mission is to improve the overall health and well-being of youth through structured physical fitness training, wholesome food choices, character development, and mentoring. Through these activities, Youth Movement helps students improve their health, develop long-term goals, and overcome obstacles and achieve lifetime success.

Nutrition and Physical Activity The 100 Way

Nutrition and Physical Activity the 100 Way is a comprehensive program, with an accompanying program manual, that educates youth on the importance of proper eating and physical activity. 100 Black Men programs play an important role in motivating young people to examine factors that influence their behaviors, while guiding them in establishing viable, lifelong solutions. Nutrition and Physical Activity the 100 Way program activities deliver the following results:
  • Increase their understanding of nutrition and fitness related issues that affect their environments
  • Teach skills that will help them make healthier nutrition and physical activity choices
  • Design a youth-driven nutrition and physical activity community project
  • Model and promote healthful eating and physical activity

100 Black Men Panthers

The goal of the 100 Black Men Panthers baseball program is to provide a positive sports experience for all children while helping them develop character, improve physical fitness and social skills so they can lead a healthy and successful life. Panthers Stands for:

P = Power and Pride
A = Action
N = Now
T = is the Time
H = Heart and Health
E = Effect, Effort and Excellence
R = Respect and Responsibility
S = Strength and Support