The 100 South Bend Chapter supports initiatives that address economic disparities in the African American community – through programs designed to promote savings, personal financial stability, home ownership and entrepreneurship.

Innovative-Thinkers Camp (Nurturing the Economic Pipeline)

Innovative-Thinkers Camp is a three year program. It includes a two-week youth camp during consecutive summers and other engagement opportunities throughout the year. Students are eligible following successful completion of their 6th grade year. Camp activities and enrichment opportunities are designed to cultivate innovative thinking and creative problem solving by helping students apply STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) solutions to their personal experiences. Program evaluations support the positive impact Innovative-Thinkers Camp has on the lives of youth who participate.