"What They See Is What They'll Be"

News from the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.


October 2015
Founder of the 100 Black Men of Madison Becomes the First African American Deputy Mayor in Wisconsin History
 
Enis Ragland
Deputy Mayor
Enis Ragland, founder of the 100 Black Men of Madison in 1994, has become the first African American Deputy Mayor in the 167 year history of Wisconsin. As the result of action taken by the Madison Common Council, 15 September, Enis Ragland was designated, Deputy Mayor - Administration and Finance.

Serving as assistant to Madison Mayors Paul Soglin & Dave Cieslewicz and Chief of Staff to Mayor Susan Bauman, Deputy Mayor Ragland is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the State and Region concerning the complexities of municipal government.

Providing counsel to three mayors for more than 18 years, Deputy Mayor Ragland has served as liaison to City departments (Police, Fire, Public Health, Civil Rights, Library), Community and Neighborhood Groups, and Private Sector Businesses & Organizations.

Additionally, Deputy Mayor  Ragland has served as interim director of the former City of Madison Department of Affirmative Action and Interim Supervisor of the Office of Community Services.

Deputy Mayor Ragland holds a BA from the UW-Milwaukee - Milwaukee, Wisconsin and currently serves as Secretary of the 100 Black Men of Madison.
10 October
100 Black Men of Madison General Membership Meeting
 
The 100 Black Men of Madison will hold its next General Membership Meeting 10 October 2015, at the Bonefish Grill, 7345 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53711. 

Our guest speaker will be Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent, Dr. Jennifer Cheatham.

100 Black Men of Madison Members, please click here to RSVP .
10 October
13th Annual College Scholarship Fair
 
The 100 Black Men of Chicago (100 BMC) will host the 13th Annual College Scholarship Fair (CSF) Saturday, 10 October 2015, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

The 100 BMC CSF has become the premier event of its kind in the Midwest, attracting over 200 colleges and universities and attended by approximately 4,000 students, parents, teachers and partners in education.

Over the thirteen years that the 100 BMC has hosted the CSF, the event has helped enable participating colleges and universities to provide millions of dollars in scholarships and grants, and thousands of college acceptances to attending high school students. Parents, teachers, and other stakeholders in the lives of students are also invited and encouraged to participate. 

For more information and to register, please visit http://100bmc.org/csf/.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for students and recruiters only. Parents and guardians do not need a ticket if they are accompanying students.
13 November
100 Black Men of Greater Milwaukee
2015 Leadership & Legacy Awards Gala
 
The 100 Black Men of Greater Milwaukee will host the 2015 Leadership & Legacy Awards Gala 13 November 2015, 6:00-9:00 p.m., at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

This event highlights the outstanding accomplishments and community involvement of African American men dedicated to building a better Milwaukee community.

For more information and registration, please click here



14 November
100 Black Men of Madison - General Membership Meeting
 
The November General Membership Meeting of the 100 Black Men of Madison will be held Saturday, 14 November, 8:00-10:00 a.m., at the Bonefish Grill, 7345 Mineral Point Rd, Madison, WI 53711.

Our Guest Speaker will be Mayor Paul Soglin, City of Madison.

Mayor Paul R. Soglin is the 51st, 54th and 57th Mayor of Madison. He was elected eight times as Mayor of Madison, most recently in 2015, and three times as a Common Council member.

100 Black Men of Madison Members, please click here to RSVP. 




MISSION

 

The Mission of the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
VISION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve.

VALUES

 

100 Black Men of Madison, 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.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
P.O. Box 787
Madison, WI 53701
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