Concerned Black Men was founded in 1975 by a group of Philadelphia police officers dedicated to reducing gang violence. Through mentorship and programming, they worked to affirm young Black men, foster self-discipline, and offer support. Since then, CBM has expanded nationwide, leading to the creation of the Los Angeles chapter (CBMLA) in 2003. For the past 12 years, CBMLA has provided youth and adult services to African-American communities throughout the Los Angeles County area.
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