Progress is not an accident. It is an attitude.
The New Chesapeake Men for Progress, Inc. has been a force for progressive change and inclusion in the City of Chesapeake since 1963. The organization provided educational programs, mentoring, and was instrumental in integrating the city by supporting the elections of Blacks on city council school board, and other city boards and commissions. The Organization continues to a voice for diversity and inclusion, racial justice, community engagement and economic growth. We welcome and invite you to become a member.
Mission and Vision
Provide leadership to the people of Chesapeake whenever and wherever it is needed in matters civic; moral; social; political and religious; safeguard the personal and civil rights of the people whenever those rights are violated; promote integrated community based service programs designed to meet the needs of youth and families; improve the public interest; and develop community interest and involvement in youth and families development in Chesapeake.
To be recognized and respected as one of the premier organizations that foster a sense of community, diversity, inclusion, equality, and embrace diversity and inclusion, support social, economic cultural in the city of Chesapeake.
- Quality of Life Issues
- Flood Prevention
- Diversity and Inclusion
African American’s Cultural Heritage
- African American History Programs
- African American Historical Preservation
Educational and Community Forums
- Mentoring and scholarship
- Holiday Food Basket Distribution
- Police and Community Relations Forums