Black Male Achievement

Charlottesville Alliance for Black Male Achievement is dedicated to tackling long-standing systemic barriers to Black Male Achievement so all Black boys and men have equal opportunity to lead successful and meaningful lives.


Black boys and young men have the expectation and opportunity to succeed.


The Alliance seeks to inspire and recognize Black Male excellence in the city of Charlottesville by connecting and convening resources and fostering innovative efforts to expand opportunity for achievement.


  • The lives of Black boys and young men matter.
  • Black boys and young men have the right to be heard, supported and successful.
  • The ongoing support of our entire community is needed to create lasting change.
  • Black boys and young men are entitled to a quality education, justice, equal opportunities, and equitable access to resources.
  • The community will consistently recognize and celebrate the strengths and achievements of our Black boys and young men.


  • Back To School Free Haircuts, Tablets, and Designs
  • MP3 (Men, Passionately, Pursuing their Purpose)
  • Youth Council
  • Charlottesville City Dialogue on Race
  • Charlottesville Community Forum on Equity
  • Department of Human Services Dialogue on Race
  •  Black Boy Book Club
  • Passport to Manhood





  • 100 Black Men of Central Virginia, Inc. | President
  • University of Virginia Equity Center | Youth Pipeline Program Co-Chair & Local Steering Committee Member
  • Charlottesville Area Network Dedicated to Youth Development | Co-Chair 
  • Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry | Board Member
  • Virginia Film Festival | Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Member
  • Abundant Life Christian Ministries | Abundant Life Fellows Committee Member
  • First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge | Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Member
  • Black Empowerment Coalition | Founding Member
  • Charlottesville City Schools | Inclusive Excellence Steering Committee Member
  • Center for Nonprofit Excellence Philanthropy Day | Steering Committee Member 
  • ReadyKids Community Advisory Network | Steering Committee Member


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