Education

100 BLACK MEN OF ORANGE COUNTY​

PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE​

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The 100 Black Men of Orange County, Inc. is committed to the dissemination of information that impacts the intellectual, emotional, behavioral and spiritual development of our youth. Our signature program is entitled “Passport to the Future” and has received rave reviews for the impact it is having on our youth. Our chapter also provides scholarship awards to deserving students who graduate from our Passport Program. Believing that each of our youth is a seed of divinely inspired possibility: ​

PASSPORT MISSION

“to develop socially conscious, responsible, and respectable African American males, who recognize and can take advantage of life’s opportunities and confront life’s challenges with confident reassurance”​

WHAT

NAME OF PROGRAM:  Passport to The Future Program


The Passport to the Future Program is specifically designed for young 

African-American males from 6th through 12th grade.   Offered tuition-free by the 100 Black Men of Orange County, sessions are held every other Saturday throughout the school year, the Passport Program seeks to assist the transition of these students from adolescent boys to confident young men ready to successfully take on the challenges of college, career and community. 


COST OF PROGRAM: 

There is no cost to the student or family to register for or enroll in the program 


LOCATION OF PROGRAM CLASSES: TBD - Formerly Sage Hill School, in Newport Coast, CA 

Note: Due to COVID, all activities will be virtual this year until it is safe to meet in-person


DURATION OF PROGRAM: The Passport program meets twice per month from Late Sept/early Oct through late May for formal instruction, with some social activity planned during summer months.


PASSPORT GOALS
  • Improved academic performance

  • Better relationships with family and teachers

  • Knowledge of Black History and Culture

  • Increased self confidence

  • Better decision making

  • College and career preparation

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

The Passport Program is designed to achieve the following in each student:

  • Improved academic performance

  • Improved relationships with parents, siblings, teachers and others

  • Increased self-confidence

  • Personal financial management skills

  • Increased knowledge and appreciation of African-American History

  • Better decision making

  • Improved sense of health and wellness

  • Resume preparation and interviewing skills

"The Passport Program has truly transformed my son's life, he became more confident at school, more focused with his responsibilities at home...it's been amazing"


Dr. Deena Brown 

Passport parent

STEM Focused

Through partnerships with Microsoft Corporation, the University of California- Irvine and Sage Hill High School in Newport  Beach, the Passport Program utilizes state of the art facilities, exposing youth to high quality academic environments with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and math. 

"What they see is what they'll be"

100 BMOC volunteer mentors are highly successful business executives, entrepreneurs, medical professionals and educators. Each is screened, trained and supported in the use of the specially designed curriculum to assure consistency and quality in the presentation of the material.

THE FUTURE

Upon high school graduation and completion of the Passport Program, participants are awarded a scholarship, computer and a dress suit. Over the past several years, nearly 100% of our high school seniors graduate and go on to enroll at either a two-or four- year institution, including Stanford University, Morehouse College, UCLA, UC Irvine, West Point and Howard University.


"These men gave me a whole new eye on my potential, they gave me something a regular school did  not..."


Passport 8th grade student

Enroll Your Student Today! 

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year. If you're looking to make a difference in your child's life or that of someone you know, please contact us right away.

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For more information please contact us

Passport Coordinator

100 Black Men of Orange County

Phone: 949-623-8423

Email: Passport@100BMOC.org

Website: www.100BMOC.org

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