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Minority and Women's Programs

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Women's Resource Center. The Women's Center — York College. It meets the needs of women that fall outside the customary domains of academic departments by providing support and resources for women as they empower themselves and each other in the pursuit of their individual and collective goals.

The Women's Center — York College

Although services are primarily geared towards women, the Center is committed to providing programs and services for males of all ages and backgrounds. The Center services students, alumni, faculty, and staff and its surrounding community without regard to gender, age, ethnicity, or religion. Male Initiative Program — Men's Center. Mentoring Program:Each One, Reach One To help students in their academic careers, the Men's Center offers a Mentoring Program based on the concept of 'Each One, Reach One.’

Male Initiative Program — Men's Center

By having faculty, staff and students serve as mentors to those that register with the program, early identification of stumbling blocks in academic performance allows for quick intervention or, ideally, prevention. Barbershop The Barbershop is a monthly forum sponsored by the Men's Center that allows students to express their opinions about several issues, regardless of the topic. This is an informal setting based upon the cultural dynamic often found in venues like barbershops. College Initiative. Project ExCEL : A Queens College Program of CUNY BMI. Welcome to the Hunter College "Brothers for Excellence" Black Male Initiative Program.

The “Brothers for Excellence” Black Male Initiative Program at Hunter College offers students a personalized educational experience in which they receive varied kinds of support-academic, financial, and emotional-for success as undergraduate students.

Welcome to the Hunter College "Brothers for Excellence" Black Male Initiative Program

We are also committed to retaining and increasing the academic achievement of the participating students. To do this, we offer our students academic scholarships and support services such as mentoring, tutoring, counseling, and access to dormitories. In addition, we expose high school students to the BMI as a way to encourage these students to apply to and attend Hunter College. Over 50% of our students have GPA's of B+ or better, and that number grows larger every year! If you are a member of the Hunter College faculty or staff, or if you are a Hunter College graduate, you are more than welcome to join the Hunter College BMI family. BCC - Support and Services - Black Male Initiative. The Black Male Initiative (BMI) at Bronx Community College provides African American and Latino males and other underrepresented populations, mentoring and advising services that will contribute to their academic and personal success on campus.

BCC - Support and Services - Black Male Initiative

Increase your Success Serve as a mentor, speaker, tutor or role model Network with campus professionals Be a part of conferences and empowering workshops Build relationships and connect with other CUNY BMI programs Office Hours Monday – Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Telephone Number 718.289.3417 Fax Number 718.289.6021 Contact the Multicultural Office Kimberly RobertsAssistant Director. John Jay College of Criminal Justice. CUNY BMI Mission Statement Through its focus on one of the most severely underrepresented populations in higher education, The City University of New York Black Male Initiative (CUNY BMI) represents one important expression of CUNY’s commitment to access and diversity.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

As a CUNY-wide initiative, CUNY BMI’s mission is to create model student development projects throughout the University that provide direct services to CUNY students in a coordinated effort that is intended to increase, encourage, and support the inclusion and educational success of students from groups that are severely underrepresented in higher education, in particular African, African American/Black, Caribbean and Latino/Hispanic males. To learn more about CUNY BMI visit : To realize this vision, CUNY BMI has funded student development projects throughout the CUNY system since the 2005-2006 academic year with the generous support of eight (8) consecutive grants from The New York City Council.

Lehman College - Urban Male Leadership Program - Welcome from the Director, Michael A. Deas. Welcome to The Urban Male Leadership Program: Building Great Leaders One Student at a Time Michael A.

Lehman College - Urban Male Leadership Program - Welcome from the Director, Michael A. Deas

Deas, L.M.S.W. Director, Urban Male Leadership Program I am delighted to lead the Urban Male Leadership Program at Lehman College in strategic efforts to increase the number of Black and Latino males in higher education. And while I have seen progress, I am fully aware that it has not been enough. Qcc.cuny. The QCC MALES (Men Achieving and Leading in Excellence and Success) Initiative has continuously received funding from the CUNY BMI Project since 2005.


The project over the years has focused on increasing the enrollment of and support services for African American males and other underrepresented groups. Our goal is to provide students the tools they need to succeed in the field they have chosen to pursue, through both on campus enrichment and off campus exposure. Our services include: MentoringEmployment Support InternshipsMALES clubMALES Workshops Interested students should call the MALES office at 718- 281-5645 or stop by our office in the Student Union Building lower level.

Male Development Empowerment Center. The Mission of MDEC.

Male Development Empowerment Center

Medgar Evers College. About Founded in 1982 by a coalition of students, faculty, staff and community members, the Center for Women’s Development (CWD) supports the self-actualization of students by providing specialized resources needed to assist Medgar Evers College women students in their pursuit of higher education.

Medgar Evers College

The Center’s services and programs promote self-empowerment, self-awareness, and respect of women while encouraging them to achieve academic excellence and hone their leadership skills within a collegial environment conducive to teaching and learning. Medgar Evers College (MEC) offers numerous services intended to support you in your educational journey. MEC’s Center for Women's Development seeks to assist students through counseling and programming to help them cope with many life issues that would otherwise derail them from the successful pursuit of their degree. We invite you to call or visit the Center whenever you are feeling stressed about school, family, or life in general. Mission.