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Programs & Services

Black Male Initiative Summit

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The Black Male Initiative Summit (BMIS) provides 8th through 12th grade Black male students with an opportunity to participate in a program that promotes leadership, academic achievement with an emphasis on graduating High School and attending a post-secondary institution, and community involvement while developing their Black male identity. School leaders from across the Denver metro area are asked to nominate students that have demonstrated strong leadership qualities and personal characteristics of excellence. Engaging and interactive workshops are led by Black males who are committed empowering young Black men to be a role model in their school, community, and family.
The 9th annual Black Male Initiative Summit (BMIS) will take place Monday, March 19th, 2018, from 8:00am-3:00 pm in Sturm Hall at the University of Denver.

Registration Information (Space is limited)

  • Students must register online at http://bit.ly/2sfZeWY
  • Those interest in being a workshop Facilitator must register online at: http://bit.ly/2nRor4u
  • We will also offer an Adult Learner Track. This is for Adult Educators, School Leaders, Counselors, and Community Members, as well as, parents/guardians. Participants in the Adult Track must register at: http://bit.ly/2nOo62M

For more information, visit our Facebook page or contact bmis@du.edu

BMIS Scholars Program
The newly developed BMIS Scholars Program offers Summit participants additional workshops and visits to local companies and other 4 year institutions to share information about post-secondary education and assist them in preparing for their future.

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