South Bend Civic Theatre Production of Gem of the Ocent

The leadership of The 100 goes beyond mentoring and enhancing economic opportunity. We also lead in exposing our communities to the richness of black history and culture. The latest instance of this leadership occurred on Feb. 22, when, in partnership with the South Bend Civic Theatre, the 100 Black Men of Greater South Bend sponsored a performance of “Gem of the Ocean,” the first in legendary playwright August Wilson’s American Century cycle of 10 plays about African-American life in the 20th Century.

Indonesia Brown
The Community Foundation of St Joseph County recently announced that Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships have been awarded to four high school seniors from the area. The awards provide for four-year scholarships and a book stipend for the Indiana college or university of their choice. One of the scholarships has been awarded to Indonesia Brown, of John Adams High School. 

Ashanti Jones

Airman First Class Ashanti Jones is a 2017 graduate of Riley High School and a former student of the Freedman Academy
Working with his mentor, Ashanti developed a plan that would combine his desire for military service and his interest in a law enforcement career.