To create and implement an innovative education recruitment and retention model that will increase the number of African-American males enrolling in and graduating from the University of Akron
To tap into the unrealized potential of black men as catalysts for positive community engagement by growing the BMe Network from 3,000 to 30,000 inspired black men and their friends over the next three years.
For the BMe Fund which will provide grants to black men in Detroit and Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their cities
To provide operating monies that support networking events and story gathering activities conducted by local Black Male Engagement (BMe) team leaders in Detroit and Philadelphia
To engage 120 African-American male high school students in improving their academic outcomes and in mentoring 240 K-3 students
To support the key note speaker and materials for the upcoming national SAAB conference as part of their efforts to engage thousands of black males in strengthening their communities.
To increase high school graduation rates and college access for at least 90 African American male students by extending the Student African American Brotherhood's network to high schools in Akron, Macon, and Miami
To provide operating and business development support to the Student African American Brotherhood to ensure their ability to effectively engage thousands of black males in strengthening their communities