100 Mighty Men has conducted cookouts and other activities to help stabilize neighborhoods on the East Side of Buffalo, and by disseminating a peaceful message through encouraging East Side residents to join efforts to clean up the area. Among some of the areas the group has helped clean up are Rawlins Street between Goodyear Avenue and Genesee Street, Alma Avenue between Bailey Avenue and Suffolk Street and East Ferry Avenue between Jefferson Avenue and Laurel Street. These clean ups are a small portion of the activities that 100 Mighty Men use to instill a sense of community within the East Side of Buffalo.
100 Mighty Men activities include:
- Community activities – Neighborhood cleanups and rallies.
- Violence prevention & intervention – Provide immediate support for families of violence victims – direct to services and provide guidance assistance at funerals/memorials. Assist at incident scene w/ crowd and traffic control.
- Youth development– Literacy program, trade/vocational skills, Cub Scout troop & open air market to address needs of youth. Street mentoring to help youth avoid negative influences.