Concerned Black Men, Inc. of Philadelphia "Caring for our youth" ...since 1975
Concerned Black Men, Inc.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
2 - 7 PM
7200 North 21st Street
Donor Bus
Appointment are preferred.
For an appointment or information please contact:
Marq Temple, Executive Director
(215) 276 - 2260
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Blood is especially needed this time of year. 
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Concerned Black Men, Inc.


40th Annual African American

 Youth Recognition and Awards Program

Saturday, May 16, 2015

5:00 PM Reception ~ 6:00 PM Dinner/Program

At the Beautiful

Grand Ballroom at

First District Plaza

3801 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Duet Platters of Herb Roasted Chicken & Grilled Salmon

For Ticket Information call: 215-276-2260

CBM's Chess Team Marches to 2015 PA State Chess Championship
March 13th, 14th, and 15th
Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center, 2300 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30)

Lancaster, PA 17062 

CBM's membership ramps up for 
40th Annual African American Youth Recognition and Awards Program 
May 16th, 2015 First District Plaza
3801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

CBM is Now accepting scholarship applications
Select link above to download application
Deadline Friday January 30, 2015





Season Greetings!
Our annual toy/gift drive is here, we will be collecting toys/gifts to present to the Stenton Shelter on Saturday, December 20, 2014. Please bring toys/gifts for boys/girls ages 4-10 to the CBM office by Friday, December 19th.

Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Todd Harrison
President, CBM

CBM's own favorite son, Marq Temple is making News...
During the first quarterly Board meeting September 12, 2014, Marq Temple was selected to serve as the new Executive Director of Concerned Black Men, Inc. Marq brings a wealth of experience to the position. He has served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of this organization.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Howard University and a Master of Social Work degree from Temple University.  Marq recently retired from the City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services after 33 years of service.  He worked every administrative position in the Youth Study Center (now the Juvenile Justice Services Center) and retired as its Executive Director.  Later this year, Marq will be installed as the new President of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice.  He and his wife Darlene have two daughters and two grandsons.  They currently reside in the West Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.

Miss Tayanah Scott is proclaimed

"Youth of the Year"

at the 

39th Annual African American Youth Recognition and Awards Program

held Saturday, May 17, 2014

in the Beautiful

Grand Ballroom

First District Plaza

3801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA


Link to 2014 Banquet Journal

Miss Tayanah Scott
Tayanah Scott is proclaimed "Youth of the Year" at Concerned Black Men's 39th Annual African American Youth Recognition and Awards Program, held Saturday, May 17th, at the First District Plaza in Philadelphia. Tayanah is a senior at the Charter School for Architecture and has been accepted by three colleges. She is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in communications. Her goal is to become a television news anchor. She accepted a $1,500.00 award from the Philadelphia Chapter of Concerned Black Men during the awards ceremony.

Concerned Black Men member, Marq Temple along with Langston Collins, son of the late E. Steven Collins, served as Masters of Ceremonies. The program and dinner attracted approximately 250 parents, friends and other guests. During a sumptuous dinner of baked chicken and grilled salmon, guests were serenaded by the dulcet tones of 16 year old Michael Woodard. The affair ended at 8:15 PM, after more than 30 students from various area schools were awarded scholarships and 12 chess team members received trophies.