Empower. Inspire. Transform.
The Next Generation of Leaders
Since 2014, Men Impact Change has boldly taken on the crisis facing the black men in America. We understand the need for positive male role models. We engage them to help nurture boys & young men into great leaders of the next generation. We are guided by the principal:
“It is easier to build a boy than to repair a broken man”( Frederick Douglas).
Picture: Prince George's & Baltimore County Executive Citations to Men Impact Change Honorees from the Baltimore County Executive.
We currently have 90 M.I.C diverse Honorees! Our Honorees continue to advance the legacy of change in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and in Education!
Who We Are
Men Impact Change ( M.I.C ) is a unique, dynamic and multicultural 501 (C) (3) organization founded in 2014. Our mission is to honor the excellence, fortitude and the legacy of minority men, providing them with funding & educational resources to enable them to scale, make contributions and be positive role models for the next generation.
To build capable men and leaders of the next generation.
Honored 90 minority men across the nation
Our honorees come back as M.I.C ambassadors to pass on the baton by: Coaching the younger generation as well as the incoming honorees, they come back as speakers, while some serve as board members
We host annual honor ceremonies, attracting a diverse audience of over 350
We have partnered with dynamic leaders like the late congressman Elijah E Cummings, former African Union ambassador, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, former CNN commentator Roland Martin, just to name a few.
We offer 6-months internships to young men to help build their skills
To recognize and offer funding & educational resources to 1,000 great men, and share their impactful stories to all the media outlets globally. Their stories will help empower, inspire and transform the lives of younger men. Our vision is to provide them with hope, and a framework to success.
Highlights: Men Impact Change Honor Ceremony
If you want a harvest in 1 year, grow a crop. If you want a harvest in 10 years, grow trees. If you want a harvest to last you a lifetime, grow people.
- Chinese Proverb
A. Men Impact Change Honor Ceremonies
We honor men advancing the legacy of change in leadership, entrepreneurship, philanthropy and in education.
We partner up with several notable leaders, like the African Union ambassador, Prince George's & Baltimore county executives in presenting the honors
B. Young Men Summit
We engage our honorees in conducting the young men summit workshops. Topics discussed include mental health, leadership, entrepreneurship, relationships, and career development
Board of Directors
Sonnie Njau ~ Founder and C.E.O
Gary Rahman - C.O.O
Gladys Ondari - Engagement Specialist
Yvonne Mukiti - Program Manager
Ps. Peter Mugweh - Program Coordinator
Kevin Onyona - Board of Advisors
Father Joe Muth - Board of Advisors
Sonnie Njau - Founder & CEO