Dr. Thomas Parham

Bridge Builders Awards $100k in Scholarships to African American High School Males 

  On June 4, Bridge Builders Foundation of Los Angeles held their 40th Annual Salute & Scholarship Awards Luncheon at the Doubletree by Hilton, Torrance South Bay, where they awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to African American male high school seniors (over $1 million since inception).    The annual event is part of the Bridge Builders Foundation’s Start-2-Finish Scholarship Program, which provides African American youth with a $2,500 financial scholarship for their first year in college, and a supplemental commitment of an additional $1,000 for the next three years for a total of $5,500.  At any time, there are approximately 75

The Urgency of Now – A Reflection on African American History Month 

What time is it? It’s time to re-engage the fierce urgency of now and continue pressing forward on the issues of the day. It is time to stay involved, focused, and intentional in preventing voter suppression. It is time for truth telling about the heinous and abominable side of American democracy. We have no time to relax.

100 Black Men of Los Angeles host 40th Anniversary Gala

Oct. 23 event to honor Maxine Waters, Holly Mitchell and Dr. Thomas Parham, Wells Fargo and Salesforce

The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles will be holding its 40th Anniversary Virtual Gala on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 5pm. 

Founded in 1981, the mission of 100 Black Men of Los Angeles is to improve the quality of life for African Americans and other minorities through the enhancement of educational and economic opportunities.  The non-profit professional mens organization provides talent and leadership to Black youth.