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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission, Vision, and Values


The mission of the 100 Black Men of the Upstate is to inspire high aspirations among youth and improve the quality of life within African American communities located in the Upstate of South Carolina. We strive to optimize the futures of African American youth and the African American communities we serve.


The 100 Black Men of the Upstate seeks to serve as advocates and leaders using our diverse talents and skills within the 100 program initiatives to create environments that inspire youth to achieve at a high level. We intend to encourage youth and the African American communities that we serve to make healthy choices and become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of Upstate South Carolina and the global society.


100 Black Men of America, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.