The Emerging 100 of Prince George’s County, Inc.
Who We Are
The Emerging 100 of Prince George’s County is the official young professional auxiliary of the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc. We are high-achieving young men aged 21-32, committed to the academic and vocational success of the youth Prince George’s County and the Collegiate 100 of Bowie State University. Our members represent an array of professions and are leaders in their respective fields. The Emerging members include attorneys, doctors, accountants, educators, technology experts, brand and marketing mavens, clergymen, educators and nonprofit leaders, finance gurus, and more.
History of the Organization
A former chairmen of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc., Mr. Milton Jones, conceived the concept of an additional auxiliary program for the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Its purpose would be to expand the reach of the organization under the national motto: “Mentoring Through a Lifetime.” The new auxiliary organization was called the Emerging 100. In November 2010, the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. chartered the Emerging 100 of Atlanta with ten young men. There are currently six Emerging 100 chapters. The Emerging 100 supports the programs of its sponsor chapter. The Emerging 100 is not designed to operate as an entity independent of its sponsoring chapter. Instead, it helps its members to grow and achieve as the support our youth to the same.
To provide an avenue for the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County to continue their one-on-one and group mentoring of young professionals after graduation from college, continuing. the 100’s philosophy of Mentoring The 100 Way ® Across a Lifetime.
To leverage its members’ experience, education, and hobbies to help the youth who need inspiration and assistance achieve academic and personal success.
Emerging 100 Membership Qualifications:
- Any man between twenty-one (21) and thirty-two (32) years of age, of good characters, having received an undergraduate degree, is dedicated to the purpose of this organization, and having an interest in the goals and purposes of the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County shall be eligible to submit a membership application
- Successful passing of state and national background checks
Once interviewed and approved by executive members , membership will be granted once annual dues are paid and the membership process has been completed.
- $200 Annual Dues
- Purchase at least two tickets to the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc. Annual Community Brunch.
- Actively attend E100 General Body Meetings which are held once a month.
- Actively serve on at least (1) chapter committee. The current Emerging 100 of Prince George’s County committees are:
- Constitution & By-Laws
- Social Events
- Actively support at least one (1) program of the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc.
- Arrive at Committee and General Body meetings prepared, having read, and analyzed any reports or other information forwarded before such meetings.
- Accept and support Board decisions and maintain confidentially regarding information identified. Recognize that the President speaks for the chapter in all public matters.
- Actively participate in fundraising activities, and members will be among the first to solicit others actively. In addition, board members serve as critical resources to other individuals, foundations, and corporations where they have an influence.
- Attend, actively promote, and help sell tickets and sponsorships to the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc. annual events.
- Add Emerging 100 Prince George’s County membership and involvement to social media profiles (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).