Kansas City

100 Black Men of Kansas City
The mission of The 100 Black Men of Greater Kansas City is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans, with emphasis on our youth. Our programs and activities are molded in our vision of becoming the model organization for African American men for economic growth, sustaining good health, setting a positive example and mentoring youth in the community.

Black Achievers Society
The Black Achievers Society’s mission is to actively respond to the educational, social and economic needs of the community by providing role models for Blacks and minority youth, sharing knowledge gained through academic and corporate experience, and to be more responsible to our mission focus…educational, social, and economic needs of the community.

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri (JLKCMO) is a 501(c)(3) organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Kansas City Urban Youth Center
The mission of the Kansas City Urban Youth Center is to offer Christian hope, community, and wholeness to urban youth. We empower youth with resources to develop faith, character, knowledge, and skills.

Urban League of Greater Kansas City
Our Mission to achieve equality and promote socio economic opportunity to improve the quality of life of African Americans and others. The Urban League of Greater Kansas City hopes to be recognized as the premier race relations organization that sets the agenda to drive change in the areas of education, personal, professional and economic development.


Boys & Girls Club of Springfield
The primary mission of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield is to enhance the quality of life for youth as participating members of a richly diverse society. With special concern for the disadvantaged, the Boys & Girls Club helps youth to help themselves realize their potential for growth and development. Basing its program on member and community involvement and a recognized role as spokesman for youth, the Boys & Girls Club is aware of the influences of the total environment and so provides youth with relevant, everyday various and diversified individual and group services.

St. Charles

Youth in Need
Youth In Need is a nonprofit child and family services agency, headquartered in St. Charles, Mo. Through a variety of crisis prevention and intervention programs, Youth In Need is dedicated to building positive futures for the community’s most vulnerable children, teens and families.

St. Louis

The Organization for Black Struggle
We use the Nguzo Saba as our Black Value System and the summed up experiences of the freedom fighters all over the world as a blueprint for liberation. We are guided by the legacy of struggle handed down by our ancestors, martyrs and contemporary s/heroes.