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    One Hundred Thousand Strong

    In order to expand this mentoring model throughout the country, our goal, through the "One Hundred Thousand Strong National African American Male Mentor Initiative," is to enlist 100,000 African American men to mentor our boys.

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    One Hundred Thousand Strong

    O.K. Program Officers and African American men are working together in communities around the country to change the course of young African American males…join us!

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    One Hundred Thousand Strong

    O.K. Program Boys and MENtors are on the street corner in Little Rock, Arkansas recruiting more men for the "One Hundred Thousand Strong!"

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    One Hundred Thousand Strong

    In order to expand this mentoring model throughout the country, our goal, through the "One Hundred Thousand Strong National African American Male Mentor Initiative", is to enlist 100,000 African American men to mentor our boys.

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Action Plan

Since the O.K. Program is a National Mentoring Model for African American men and boys, African American city leaders form partnerships with police departments and school districts to implement the program in their cities.
In order to expand this mentoring model throughout the country, our goal, through the "One Hundred Thousand Strong National African American Male Mentor Initiative", is to enlist 100,000 African American men to mentor our boys. Read More

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Recruit-Train-Organize

We will recruit train and organize one hundred thousand African American men to mentor our boys.

Once a man is recruited to be one of "One Hundred Thousand Strong," he receives training designed specifically for this national mentoring model. Then, he joins an organized team of mentors to work with an African American Police Officer to mentor young men.   Read More

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Program Videos

The videos in this section will give insight into a national plan to change the course of young African American males.
These videos will inspire men to become mentors and give young men hope that they can succeed.
These videos will also encourage others and let them know African American men recognize our unique relationship with black boys and understand our responsibility to them.   Read More

Initiative Launched

On June 13-15, 2013, at its National Conference in Oakland, California, the National O.K. Program launched the "One Hundred Thousand Strong National African American Male Mentor Initiative." The goal of the initiative is to enlist one hundred thousand African American men, over the next ten years, to mentor African American boys.

 

 

The O.K. Program is currently established in the cities listed below and is now recruiting, training and organizing African American men to serve as mentors in those locations.

 

If you live in or near one of these cities and would like to be one of "One Hundred Thousand Strong," please contact us at ok_program@yahoo.com or call, 916-627-0200.

 

If you would like to bring the O.K. Program to your city and join this initiative to help change the course of young African American males, click on "Implementation Action Plan."

 

Current Cities

• Oakland, California
• Little Rock, Arkansas
• Monroe, Louisiana
• Kansas City, Kansas
• Omaha, Nebraska
• Indianapolis, Indiana Read More

 

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