The CBMLA CARES Program was adopted from the Concerned Black Men National Mentoring Initiative implemented in 9 cities throughout the nation where CBM chapters are located. It is a comprehensive school-based outreach project designed to improve academic and life outcomes for middle school students. As a part of this program, CBMLA CARES facilitators and mentors lead weekly workshops with CBMLA mentees at their schools during school hours. Through this program, mentees develop life skills, stronger school attachment, and improve citizenship.

We currently, work directly with KIPP Scholar Academy and KIPP Academy of Opportunity in the South Los Angeles.